On December 5, 2017 Eddie Lee Scott, 54, of Manistee was arraigned in the 85th District Court of Manistee on the charge of Possession with Intent to Deliver cocaine. Scott has posted a bond of $6,000.00 and has been released from the Manistee County Jail.
Alexis Mary-Jane Burton, 20, of Manistee was also arraigned on the same charge on November 3.
In September of this year, Manistee City Police Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of River Street. Officers observed items that lead to contact detectives from SSCENT. After a search warrant was executed, cocaine was seized from the property.The charges are felonies punishable by up to 20 years in prison and/or a $25,000.00 fine.