Local Residents Arrested After Drug Task Force Raid

July 1, 2009


Two people have been arrested on narcotics charges following the execution of a drug task force search warrant in Canoe, Alabama, just a short distance across the state line from North Escambia.

Scottie Ladon Smith, 39, and Marilyn Natasha Satterwhite, 34, were arrested by the 21st Judicial Drug Task Force at a residence in Canoe. During the execution of the search warrant, task force agents said they recovered methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Both Smith and Satterwhite were booked into the Escambia County (Ala.) Detention Center on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

The search warrant was executed by the Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Department, the Atmore Police Department, and agents from the Baldwin County Narcotics Unit.  Task force agents said that the arrests were part of an ongoing investigation.

Smith is currently awaiting trial in Escambia County, Florida, for the October 2008 shooting of  Jedd Jackson Grimes near Bratt. Grimes was discovered shot in car outside the EMS substation in Century the night of October 20. Smith was arrested later that night for the shooting that at Smith’s residence on Highway 168 in Bratt. He was charged with aggravated battery and shooting into the vehicle.


23 Responses to “Local Residents Arrested After Drug Task Force Raid”

  1. another broken hearted family member on January 4th, 2010 12:52 am

    There may be concern for the hair cut I agree but he has a heart of gold. Anyone that knows him has been friends with him for years. He is a loyal friend to have and that is something the world is not plentyful of now days.

  2. who on July 4th, 2009 6:10 am

    they will give her kids back a meth bust was done in atmore years ago they did not take the kids from the home this man can get drug court and want even have to get a job what about his son he has a teenager i pray he is with his mother

  3. an observer on July 3rd, 2009 12:14 pm

    I heard they were living in that shed his dad owned in Canoe…why would they even be allowed to live there by law, it’s not a residence…someone who works for the county should look into this…..who has her kids? i HOPE not her!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Molino Mom on July 2nd, 2009 9:59 pm

    Keep in mind that this was Escambia County Alabama that let them out. Not Florida. Since they were arrested in Canoe.

  5. concerned person on July 2nd, 2009 9:42 pm

    Canoe resident
    You saw them at Baker’s Store, and they were already out of jail, and talking about the bust? How did they get out of jail so quick, I understand she just got out recently, and he has court pending on shooting a man?? This is not right, and don’t make much sense, unless he decided to work with the law enforcement like everybody else who get’s in to any trouble. What do you think?
    So they are not off the street’s? They should have bulldozed that shed down like canoeman said. This is crazy, don’t make any sense. Why are they back out on they back out on the street’s in canoe????????? I am afraid for my teenager.
    This is unbelievable. Escambia County? Please do your job again, you done great, but if these people are out and about again, Well. don’t you think something is wrong with this picture?????? someone please comment!!

  6. canoe resident on July 2nd, 2009 4:29 pm

    I live in and was raised in canoe. Its not the same as when I was growing up here. My mom let me play outside all day alone without worry but I won’t let my lil girl check the mail alone. Its pitiful! They are not still locked up. I saw them at the canoe gas station yesterday and they were talking about this bust. I can’t even take my child to the gas station without having to worry about what she’ll hear. Maybe their day in court will pay off.

  7. Broken Hearted Family Member on July 2nd, 2009 8:44 am

    This breaks my heart for the innocent kids that have been hurt so many times by this mother. Enough is enough! Her kids deserve so much more than what they have been given. She has been given so many chances, so much help to better her life but always goes back to this. There comes a time when you have to help yourself! May God bless the kids, look over them and help them realize that there is hope for them and this is not an acceptable behavior for them to follow.

  8. BGA on July 2nd, 2009 12:10 am

    well well here we go ((((Natasha Satterwhite))))) she was arrested not to long ago got out of jail ,,,,,,,,,and now right back in there i bet she is already out AGAIN they need to throw the key away on here there is no HOPE

  9. wonder on July 1st, 2009 11:59 pm

    I remember walking to the store near the caution light growing up in Canoe. We would always get the cold ice cream for 5 cents a scoop.If we were lucky we would get 2 scooops. The lazy fat cat would always be sleeping on the counter. The popeyed dog would be sleeping so hard we would have to walk over him as we came in the front door. Our parents would not have to worry about a crack head in the neighborhood. Many of the familys I knew in Canoe are still living some have gone on to be with the Lord. Many grandchildren and grandchildren of these people are now living in Canoe. This mans grandmother lived in canoe when I was growing up.Maybe this will send a message to all the crack heads to stay out of Canoe. Like Local Guy said he should have knew better.The store is now gone the owners passed away but Canoe is still a place that children can grow up telling there children about growing up and around Canoe, Not about the crack head that got busted .KEEP HIM OUT OF CANOE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. wow on July 1st, 2009 11:40 pm

    Nice Mr. T. Hair cut, I would like to hear this guy say ” I Pitty the Fool!”

  11. Concerned parent on July 1st, 2009 10:19 pm

    I don’t know him, but she’s been on drugs since she was in school. Was the shooting of Jedd because of her?

  12. concerned person on July 1st, 2009 6:11 pm

    it’s about time, rather past time, should have happened a long time ago.
    How about those fighting dog’s??? Is this the same man?

  13. mommy2beautifulgirls on July 1st, 2009 4:16 pm

    oh wow their mug shots looks pretty impressive…i agree with tina on what she said…

  14. LULU on July 1st, 2009 3:38 pm

    Meth head with a brush head…LOL

  15. an observer on July 1st, 2009 1:53 pm

    where did they live? I guess they think they can hide in the Canoe community…glad they got them!!!!!!

  16. Local Guy on July 1st, 2009 1:33 pm

    I think thoes crack heads know better than to do something like this

  17. did on July 1st, 2009 11:33 am

    What kind of drugs ? Was it meth or prec. drugs?

  18. canoeman on July 1st, 2009 10:09 am

    They need to bulldoze that shed/residence while he’s locked up. Violates the junk ordinance as far as I’m concerned. Keep him out of our neighborhood

  19. wonder on July 1st, 2009 9:59 am

    How far for from the academy and do you not get extra charges for having drugs so many feet from a school. Is he th Smith that got all his stuff stole from the buisness in Canoe right pass the caution light.I am so glad that he was arrested . Truth is he will just get drug court. Did he work for a construction company years ago in Canoe?

  20. Elmo Blatch on July 1st, 2009 9:33 am

    I think that 39 years of age is a bit too old to be wearing your hair like some 15 year-old kid.

  21. J on July 1st, 2009 9:20 am

    N—I agree with you!!!

  22. N on July 1st, 2009 6:40 am

    It’s about time….. Just can’t believe it tooks to long. Right there in front of everyone. Good job task force. Keep up the good work!!! :)

  23. Tina on July 1st, 2009 6:25 am

    YEA!!! 2 more off the street!!!!

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