University officials confirm complaints, contact with MPD from Benoit 08.26.2011

University of Idaho officials and theMoscow Police Department were aware of Katy Benoit’s problems with former assistant professor of psychology Ernesto A. Bustamante. Benoit first made contact with UI officials June 10 and filed an official complaint against Bustamante June 12, according to a statement released by the university today. UI directly informed MPD regarding […]

Court papers: Benoit claimed she had been assaulted, threatened 08.25.2011

Ernesto A. Bustamante had threatened Katy Benoit with a handgun on “multiple occasions,” including one incident where he put the gun in her mouth after the two ended a sexual relationship in March 2011, according to an affidavit filed in Latah County by Moscow Police Department Sgt. Bruce Fager. MPD believes Bustamante, a former University […]