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Two St. Martinville Men Arrested On Drug and Weapons Charges - 10/6/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

October 6, 2016

11:45 a.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

Two St. Martinville Men Arrested On Drug and Weapons Charges

(St. Martinville, LA)-Following an investigation into reports of suspected illegal drug activity, Narcotics Agents with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant after undercover officers obtained illegal drugs from a residence in the 1200 block of Martin Dautreuil Rd. in St. Martinville, LA. Early this morning, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Agents along with the St. Martin Parish S.W.A.T. executed the search warrant at the residence.

Following the execution of the search warrant, Agents found Wendell Benjamin 40, and Kyrin Dauphine 35, inside the residence. Both men had active arrest warrants and Agents also recovered marijuana and codeine from the residence.

Wendell Benjamin was charged with the following:

Possession of Schedule I CDS (Marijuana)

Possession of Schedule III CDS (Codeine)

Illegal Carrying Of Firearm In The Presence of a CDS

Possession Of A CDS In The Presence Of A Juvenile

Transactions Involving Proceeds from drug offenses

Active Warrant (Criminal Neglect of Family)

Active Warrant (FTA)

Kyrin Dauphine was charged with:

Active Warrant (2ND Degree Battery)

Following their arrests, both men were booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charges. At the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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