CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Marcus Lee Burson, 30, 1031 Panacea Blvd., North Port, after two undercover purchases of Oxycodone pills. Detectives met with Burson twice and purchased Oxycodon pills. On July 27 they made the first undercover purchase, and Tuesday (Aug. 2) purchased another quantity of Oxycodone pills. Tuesday’s purchase was in the Winn Dixie parking lot in Promenades Mall not far from the CCSO District Office.
Burson was charged with two felony counts of Trafficking in Oxycodone and one count of Possession of Oxycodone. He was transported to the Charlotte County Jail where he remains on $52,500 bond. This is the 11th booking of Burson with 13 records. If you have information about illegal drug activity, please call the CCSO Narcotics Unit at 941-575-2157, or Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS (8477).