Kaplan PD make narcotics arrest near elementary school


KAPLAN, La.- Officers with the Kaplan Police Department conducted a narcotics investigation near the Kaplan Elementary School, in the early morning, on Thursday.

Two subjects were found on the roadway between the school and the softball fields.

Upon investigation it was found that the two were in possession of several narcotics and paraphernalia.

Damien Benoit of and Jessica Lejeune-Greene, both of Gueydan, were both arrested for multiple narcotic infractions as well as Benoit being charged with several traffic violations.

Benoit was charged with possession of schedule I narcotic (heroin), possession of schedule II narcotic (crystal meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of narcotics in a school zone and several traffic infractions.

Greene is charged with possession of schedule I narcotic (heroin), possession of a schedule II narcotic (oxycodone), and possession of a narcotic in a school zone.

Both are currently being held at the Kaplan Police Department Jail.

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