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Security Tightened At Food Stamp Offices After Weapons Arrest

Darian Trotter
WGNO News [1]
Sept 14, 2012

ST. JOHN PARISH— Security has been tight at emergency food stamp sites, after a man was arrested with an arsenal of weapons.

“It could have been a tragedy, another one,” St. John Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre said.

Security was already tight at emergency food stamp sites; but after Tuesday’s close call, there’s increased presence.

Investigators say 46-year old Mark Knight became enraged when he was denied benefits.

“I think he snapped, he went crazy. He probably waited for a very long time to be Told, you don’t qualify,” applicant Wendy Verbest said.

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