SANATOGA PA – A 21-year-old man who lives in the 1400 block of Walnut Ridge Estates is in Montgomery County jail, awaiting an Aug. 8 (2016; Monday) preliminary hearing on charges brought by Pottstown police that he shot a borough man in the arm during a dispute over crack cocaine valued at $40, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele announced Friday (July 29).
Aykee Maleke Scott, also known as “Sleepy,” faces counts of aggravated assault, two felony firearm charges, possession charges related to heroin, and other offenses following the shooting incident police said occurred early Sunday (July 24) at about 3:42 a.m. in the 400 block of North Evans Street, according to the DA’s brief press release.
- Expanded reports were published in The (Pottstown PA) Mercury and The Reading Eagle newspapers. Read The Mercury article here; the Eagle article here.
Scott was unable to post the $500,000 cash bail set by Magisterial District Justice Edward C. Kropp Sr. during arraignment proceedings in the judge’s East High Street courtroom.
- Court docket sheets regarding the incident can be found here.
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