Boater Arrested On Nantucket Last Fall Has Pleaded Guilty

NANTUCKET – Scott Burke, the retired doctor who was charged after police searched his yacht in Nantucket Harbor last September, has reached a guilty plea.

Burke, of Key Largo, Florida, pleaded guilty to charges including possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm and ammunition without a license.

He was sentenced to one year of probation earlier this week in Nantucket District Court.

By Jim McCabe, NewsCenter

About Jim McCabe

Jim McCabe is a native of (suburban) Philadelphia who has lived in New England and covered Cape Cod news since 2016. He is also the play-by-play announcer for the Cape-based Seahawks Hockey Club .
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