Jennings man gets 18 months for importing, distributing steroids - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Jennings man gets 18 months for importing, distributing steroids

Posted: Updated:
(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
  • More Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • AAR signs deal with major company

    AAR signs deal with major company

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:40:46 GMT
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months. More >>
    AAR says it has signed with a major carrier to begin employing mechanics in Lake Charles in the next few months.  More >>
  • 7 On your side: Senior citizen victimized by loan scam

    7 On your side: Senior citizen victimized by loan scam

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:18:02 GMT
    Yet another local woman taken by an advance fee loan scam. And...as is so often the case, it's a senior citizen who can least afford to lose the money. "What I had to do was get a green dot money card and put $250 on it to show them in good faith that I would have the money every month to pay the note back because they were loaning me the money," said June Montalbano.It all started with a mailing offering a loan. Montalbano wanted to borrow some money to pay some bills and lower her monthly p...More >>
    Yet another local woman taken by an advance fee loan scam. And...as is so often the case, it's a senior citizen who can least afford to lose the money. "What I had to do was get a green dot money card and put $250 on it to show them in good faith that I would have the money every month to pay the note back because they were loaning me the money," said June Montalbano.It all started with a mailing offering a loan. Montalbano wanted to borrow some money to pay some bills and lower her monthly p...More >>
  • Role players make situational training possible at Fort Polk

    Role players make situational training possible at Fort Polk

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:14:54 GMT
    Situational training is underway at Marghoz, the fictional village inside Fort Polk where soldiers practice for overseas missions. Before soldiers even step foot on the scene, there are role players preparing for their arrival.More >>
    Situational training is underway at Marghoz, the fictional village inside Fort Polk where soldiers practice for overseas missions. Before soldiers even step foot on the scene, there are role players preparing for their arrival.More >>
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

A 33-year-old Jennings man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for operating a steroid distribution ring.

On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi sentenced Christopher Paul Benoit on charges of conspiring to unlawfully import and possess with intent to distribute anabolic steroids. Benoit was also given three years supervised probation and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine.

Benoit must surrender to authorities by 4 p.m. June 12.

Benoit pleaded guilty to the charges in late January.

Prosecutor Stephanie A. Finley said from 2007 to 2012, Benoit conspired with others to import steroids using the U.S. mail.

Copyright 2014 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow