Pair charged in meth case
Published 6:46 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2009
from staff reports
Two Escambia County residents were jailed Saturday after agents from the drug task force said they found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in a residence in the Canoe community.
Scottie Ladon Smith, 39, and Marilyn Natasha Satterwhite, 34, were both arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Agents from the 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force were aided by deputies from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, officers from the Atmore Police Department and agents from the Baldwin County Narcotics Unit, officials said.
The agents searched Smith’s residence in Canoe.
The 21st Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force is comprised of the following law enforcement agencies: Atmore Police Department, Brewton Police Department, East Brewton Police Department, Escambia County Commission, Escambia County District Attorney’s Office, Escambia County Sheriff’s Department, Flomaton Police Department and the Poarch Police Department.
The Task Force receives 25 percent of its funding from a grant funded by the Bureau of Justice Affairs Division of the United States Department of Justice and which is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. The remainder of the funding is provided by the Atmore Police Department, Brewton Police Department, Escambia County District Attorney’s Office, Escambia County Sheriff’s Department and Poarch Police Department.