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Former tool CEO Knight surrenders on racketeering charge

1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago April 14, 2015 Apr 14, 2015 Tuesday, April 14 2015 April 14, 2015 3:01 PM in News
Source: WBRZ / KATC
By: Russell Jones

LAFAYETTE - The former CEO of Knight Oil Tools, Mark Knight, surrendered to a racketeering warrant in Lafayette Tuesday.

According to KATC.com, Knight and his attorneys went to the jail so he could turn himself in. He was given a $100,000 bond.

Knight is accused of being part of a scheme to plant drugs in his brother Bryan Knight's vehicle. Bryan Knight is also a former executive of Knight Oil Tools.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputy Jason Kinch and State Trooper Corey Jackson were arrested on racketeering charges related to their roles in Bryan Knight's alleged false arrest. Another former employee of Knight Oil, Russell Manual, is still wanted by deputies.

 

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