Salisbury traffic stop leads to drug charge for Delmar woman

Alana Taylor, 21, of Delmar

A Delmar woman was arrested during a Salisbury traffic stop after authorities say they found a bag of cocaine that was labeled as belonging to the driver.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says that they stopped a vehicle, in the 1700 block of Riverside Drive, for speeding at 3:30 PM, on Saturday. According to the report, the driver was driving at 47 MPH in a 30 MPH zone. Authorities identified the driver as 21-year-old Alana Taylor, of Delmar. During the stop, deputies say that they smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, which prompted a search.

During the search authorities say that they found marijuana, marijuana paraphernalia, and small bag of cocaine. According to the report, the bag of cocaine had a card attached that stated that the bag was to be returned to Taylor, if found. Taylor was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine by the District Court Commissioner.

She was later released on personal recognizance.

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