Third Person In Motel 6 Room During Shooting Named

September 30, 2010

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released the name of the third person at the time of the shootout Wednesday between an Escambia County deputy and a Pensacola man.

The female on the room was identified as Stromie Z. Felber, 18. She was in the room with Michael Scott Lee, 21, when he opened fire on Deputy Jason Ates. Ates returned fire, killing Lee. A third man, Eric James Sherbutt, 30, was also in the room at the Motel 6 on Pensacola Boulevard. Deputy Ates was shot in the upper thigh.

Sherbutt and Felber have not been charged with any crimes at this time. Once evidence is processed and results come back charges could be filed according to investigators.

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5 Responses to “Third Person In Motel 6 Room During Shooting Named”

  1. Fred on October 1st, 2010 6:30 pm

    Thanks DHG, for the word I couldn’t remember and wouldn’t want to spell.

    Fred trying to get back on track!

  2. David Huie Green on October 1st, 2010 11:36 am

    “Also there’s a limit to the amount of the substance used to create meth ( I don’t remember its name ) that one person can buy without the computer system notifying the police.”

    I believe it’s called pseudoephedrine. If you buy any, the amount is recorded. Before that recording change people could go from place to place to get enough for their production needs.

    David in a world keeping track

  3. Fred on September 30th, 2010 8:38 pm

    Mary I guess what they are saying is they need evidence that either of the two in the room were involved with the meth lab thru fingerprints and such. I’m sure the two were searched and apparently didn’t possess anything. Otherwise they would have been arrested for possession. The original story said that a debit card transaction on Eric James Sherbutt lead the police to the motel room because he was on the missing persons list. We don’t know if he paid for Lees rent of the room or if he had something prepaid and delivered to that room number. Also there’s a limit to the amount of the substance used to create meth ( I don’t remember its name ) that one person can buy without the computer system notifying the police. I’m sure the police will check to see if the other two were helping purchase the substance. Both of two in the room witnessed this horrible seen and saw a young man die because of meth. They will have to live with this rest of their life. If they don’t learn by this, then jail time won’t do them any good at all.

  4. xpeecee on September 30th, 2010 7:36 pm

    Keep your shirt on, Mary. They know what they are doing…….. : )

  5. mary on September 30th, 2010 11:50 am

    Good Luck finding them now…just like the man who robbed Scott’s Pharmacy in Molino..had him in custody & it took 3-4 days to arrest him..These people were “cooking meth” @ the time…why didnt they arrest them then for @least “possesion” of “meth” ?? Now they will most likely hide…run to anothe rmotel.

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