A Calhoun businessman has been arrested for the battery of an employee.

According to police reports:

Michael Riddell, manager of the Pak-Mail on 136 West Belmount Drive was arrested on Jan. 19 for allegedly grabbing the arm of an employee and squeezing it before pushing her.

The victim told police she was very scared of Riddell who is her boss at Pak-Mail.

Riddell was arrested and transported to the Gordon County jail.

Calhoun Times