Natchitoches Police arrest individual for threatening to blow up police station

On April 27, 2021 around 12:07 p.m., Police Communication Officers with the Natchitoches Police Department received a phone call from an individual stating they were going to blow up the police station. The Criminal Investigations Division and the High Tech Crime Unit were notified and they were able to locate the residence where the bomb threat was made in the 500 block of North Street. As a result of their investigation they were able to identify Brandon Daniels (B/M, 20 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) as the suspect.

Brandon Daniels was located and placed under arrest without incident. He is charged with one count of Communicating of False Information of Planned Arson and was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

Communicating of False Information of Planned Arson is a felony and carries a maximum prison sentence of not more than fifteen years.

If you would like to report suspicious activity please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.