Jennings man pleads guilty to importing and distributing anabolic steroids

By BRETT MARINO

Daily News Staff Writer

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Regan Chase Benoit, 25, of Jennings, pleaded guilty Sept. 5 before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to importation and possession with intent to distribute anabolic steroids.

According to the evidence presented at the guilty plea, on May 24, 2012, U.S. Postal workers inspected a package from China and discovered that it contained one kilogram of anabolic steroid powder. The address on the package was for a Jennings residence. On May 30, 2012, authorities observed a woman pick up the parcel from the post office in Jennings. After detaining the woman, she told authorities the package was for Benoit. Benoit was questioned by police and admitted to importing steroid tablets and powder from China. He admitted that after receiving the drugs, he liquefied them and placed them in vials for distribution.

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