Natchitoches Police arrest individual for aggravated battery

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested Johnny Price (B/M, 63 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) for aggravated battery with domestic violence for a stabbing that occurred last week.

On January 12, 2023 around 9:52 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Dixie Street in reference to a person being stabbed at a residence. Upon officers arrival they located the victim who said that Johnny Price had stabbed him and that he was inside the house. Officers located Johnny Price and he was placed under arrest without further incident.

The victim was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and was later released.

Johnny Price was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

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 Davanta Stevenson at (318) 357-3817. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

How to report an anonymous tip via Natchitoches Crime Stoppers:

You can also report a tip anonymously by downloading the P3 Tips app on your smart phone or by calling Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388. All tips remain confidential and the caller can receive a cash reward up to $2,500 for the arrest of an offender.

Corporal John Greely
Public Information Officer
Natchitoches Police Department

Release Date: January 16, 2023