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Carnal Knowledge / Sex Crime (Felony) - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

 

DATE:             WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      CARNAL KNOWLEDGE / SEX CRIME (FELONY) – ANTHONY BENOIT

 

 

LABADIEVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Anthony Benoit, 23, of 2559 Highway 308, Labadieville, LA, on felony sex crime charges following a complaint on or about November 8, 2018.

 

Detectives conducted a thorough investigation and were able to determine that a 16-year-old juvenile did engage in consensual sexual activity with Benoit.

 

Benoit allegedly solicited the juvenile to assist him in moving out his current residence and that is where Benoit’s criminal activity took place.

 

Based on evidence compiled during the investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Benoit and he was taken into custody.  He was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on Wednesday on one count of:

           

            *Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile

 

Benoit remains in custody pending a bond hearing.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.


 

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