Police Chief Arrested
Paden City Police Chief J.L. Richardson was arrested Monday on domestic battery charges. No bond has been set..
He began serving as Chief of Paden City in August after the former chief retired due to health issues.
“No comment at this time,” Mayor John “Hoppy” Hopkins said. “Other than when you get into these domestic violent things you have to get in and find out the truth of what happened. We will be having a special council meeting on this issue.”