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Melbourne Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Distributing Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, Florida – Senior U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Lucious Denard Scott, Jr. (32, Melbourne) to 12 years in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine. Scott entered a guilty plea on November 9, 2023.

According to court documents, a confidential source conducted four controlled purchases of drugs from Scott. In total, Scott distributed over 13 grams of fentanyl and approximately 1,428 grams of pure methamphetamine to the confidential source. A search warrant was then executed at Scott’s home where agents located fentanyl, a large quantity of methamphetamine, two loaded firearms, and additional ammunition in a shed behind the residence.

Court Exhibit
Court Exhibit

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Megan Testerman.

Updated June 17, 2024

Drug Trafficking