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An Undercover Drug Investigation Lands Three Behind Bars

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Michael Starr, 19, of Harrington Michael Starr, 19, of Harrington
Michael Smith, 38, of Harrington Michael Smith, 38, of Harrington
Byron M. Morgan, 19, of Harrington Byron M. Morgan, 19, of Harrington

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harrington Police say, after a month long investigation, three Harrington men are now behind bars on drug charges.

According to reports, Police received a tip that Michael Starr, 19, was selling drugs in the city limits of Harrington.  Police reportedly got Starr's phone number from Facebook and made contact with him, asking to meet him and buy drugs from him.

Reports say Starr would then meet the undercover officer and sell pills to him.  Authorities say pills were also purchased from Michael Smith, 38, and Byron M. Morgan, 19.

An investigation revealed that the pills were stolen from a member of Morgan's family.

Police say officers conducted a search warrant at Morgan's house, located on Simpson Street, where they reportedly found 162 Gemfibrozil pills, 9.8 grams of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia.  Reports say Morgan was arrested there without incident. According to reports, Starr and Smith were both arrested at a house on Ward Street after the warrant was served.

Police say Starr and Smith have both been charged with two counts of Deliver of a Prescription Drug, two counts of Conspiracy Second Degree, and one count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  They are being held on $5,000 secured bond.

Police say Morgan was charged with Theft under $1,500, two counts of Deliver of a Prescription Drug, two counts of Conspiracy Second Degree, Possession of Marijuana, and three counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He is being held on $7,500 secured bond

All three were committed to Sussex Correctional Institute. 

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