Vinton man accused of sex crimes enters not guilty pleas

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A Vinton man was arraigned on Monday on a list of sex charges in 14th Judicial District Court.

Christopher Benoit, 40, is facing 17 counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of aggravated rape.

Court officials said Benoit entered a "not guilty" plea on all charges against him.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office authorities said he has been arrested at least three times on similar charges.

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