Wicker aide arrested for strip show at club

Update: Wicker Communications Director Rick Curtsinger called me back and said Mr. Laird was placed on unpaid administrative leave.

Original post:
An aide to Senator Roger Wicker was arrested in September by JPD for allowing a strip show to take place at a nightclub. JPD charged Saleem Baird, Age 30, with one count of violating a city ordinance requiring a license for stripping.

The police arrested Mr. Baird on September 3, 2011 at 1:40 AM at 105 Capitol Street. 105 E. Capitol Street is the address for the Level 3 nightclub. JPD arrested three women from New Orleans for stripping: Anastacia Webber (age 21), Holly Hill (Age 20), and Angelle Marriro (Age 22).

Mr. Baird is a “legislative correspondent” for Senator Wicker and is paid approximately $50,000. This correspondent attempted to reach Communications Director Rick Curtsinger for comment but was unsuccessful. The police report stated Mr. Baird is the “manager” of the Level 3 nightclub.

Jackson Jambalaya
11/10/11