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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Dover, DE- Delaware State Police arrested Barry Lankford, 31, of Smyrna, on felony drug charges and traffic charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.
On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, a trooper on patrol in the area of South DuPont Highway (US13) and Webbs Lane observed a Buick Lacrosse traveling southbound on US13 in the area of Webbs Lane with an expired registration. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle, and an odor of marijuana was detected when contact was made with the driver and sole occupant, Barry Lankford. A criminal investigation ensued, and a search was conducted on the vehicle. Located in the Buick were the following items:
Lankford was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 3, where he was charged with the following crimes:
He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on a $15,002.00 unsecured bond.
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