NPD Officers arrest kidnapping suspect

showimage1On Friday October 14, 2016 Officers responded to a call at the 400 block of Carver Street at approximately 7:30 a.m. When they arrived they spoke with the victim who advised that Kenneth Whitaker had committed a battery on her and kidnapped her from her residence. She advised she was able to escape and call for help . The victim was treated for her injuries by Natchitoches Regional Medical Center paramedics and Natchitoches Fire Department.


NPD officers located Whitaker at his residence in the 200 block of Airport Road and charged him with one count of aggravated kidnapping and one count of aggravated battery. He was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where he awaits bond.

Authorized for release by:
Chief Dove
Date: 10/17/16