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Couple arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs in Livingston jail

Couple arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs in Livingston jail
CrimeTracker
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 10:35am

Attempting to smuggle drugs into a jail will land you behind bars – that’s what a couple from Livingston Parish, learned.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that just after noon on Wednesday, Oct. 3, they observed an attempted drug drop off at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. We’re told deputies observed a woman dropping off a man along Charley Watts Road. They say the man was carrying a package. He then went off into a wooded area.

Deputies say the man then went to the outer perimeter fence of the Detention center. It was at this point that deputies attempted to stop him. However, they say he resisted arrest. He was eventually arrested and was identified as Kennie Wascom, II, 34, of Livingston. He was charged with Resisting Officer, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Methamphetamines, two counts of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Roxycontin, Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Hydrocodone, and Possession with The Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Klonopin.

Later on the woman, Kimberly Blout, 29, who dropped him off returned in a vehicle. She too was arrested by deputies. She was charged with Possession of Schedule II – Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Principal to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Methamphetamine, two counts of Principal to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Roxycontin, Principal to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Hydrocodone, Principal to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Schedule II – Klonopin.
 

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