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Domestic Complaint - Drug Law Violations - Thursday, September 7, 2017

DATE:            THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 07, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      DOMESTIC COMPLAINT / DRUG LAW VIOLATIONS

KATIE JO MCKEE, AMY BENOIT and RUSTIN GUILLOT

 

PAINCOURTVILLE Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Katie Jo McKee, 19, of 6695 Highway 1, Belle Rose, LA, on charges related to a domestic complaint which deputies responded to Wednesday afternoon.  In the same case, Rustin Guillot, 27 and Amy Benoit, 27, both of 673 Highway 403, Paincourtville, LA, were issued summons.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence near Paincourtville and made contact with Amy Benoit at a location near the residence in question.  From there, deputies accompanied Benoit to the residence.  Once there, deputies interviewed Rustin Guillot and Amy Benoit.  While questioning the two subjects, deputies located assorted paraphernalia.

Deputies also located paraphernalia and a quantity of Hydrocodone which was traced back to Katie Jo McKee by identity evidence at the scene.

In the meantime, McKee left the scene. 

Deputies transported Rustin Guillot and Amy Benoit to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where Guillot was issued a summons for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Amy Benoit was issued a summons for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Mischief.

Deputies went back to the residence and Katie McKee had returned.  McKee was arrested, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center. During the booking process, McKee was found to have contraband on her person.  McKee was booked on charges of:

            *Possession of Hydrocodone

            *Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

            *Taking Contraband into a Penal Institution

McKee also faces a warrant in St. Mary Parish for Possession of Stolen Goods.  McKee remains jailed pending a bond hearing.

 

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