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Multiple Arrests Following Harrington Traffic Stop

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HARRINGTON, Del.- Harrington police say four people are facing alcohol charges following a traffic stop.

Officers on patrol stopped a vehicle on South Dupont Highway for a traffic violation around midnight on Sept. 26. While the officers were speaking to the occupants in the vehicle, they said they observed open alcohol containers in plain sight.

Officers obtained identification for all occupants and determined they were all under the age of 21. While searching the vehicle, officers said they located an open alcohol bottle, 7.4 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

All four were taken to the Harrington Police Department for processing. Matthew T. Erb, 18, Robert Lankford, a 16-year-old juvenile, and a 17-year-old juvenile, all of Harrington, were issued criminal summons for underage possession or consumption of alcohol. They were released pending a future court appearance.

In addition to the alcohol charge, the 17-year-old was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also released on a criminal summons pending a future court appearance.

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