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Marianna Man on Scooter Arrested for Possessing Crack Cocaine

By:Sharla Fletcher/WDNews/April 26,2024/11:20Am CDT 

Marianna- (WDNews) Cecil Highsmith, 69, of Marianna, Florida, was arrested on Wednesday evening for possession of crack cocaine.

Officers from the Marianna Police Department spotted Highsmith riding an electric motorized scooter without proper lights on Eva Mae Street around 8:20 PM. Concerned for his safety, they approached him.

During their conversation with Highsmith, officers conducted a consensual search and discovered crack cocaine in his possession.

Highsmith was subsequently charged with possession of crack cocaine and taken to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await his first court appearance.