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Narcotics Arrest

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a narcotics investigation. The arrest leading to the investigation occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020.

The suspects has been identified as:

Barry Erskine Stamps, (W/M), (56), of Pelham, Alabama.

Mary Stamps, (W/F), (34), of Pelham, Alabama.

At approximately 3:00 p.m., the Birmingham Police Department’s Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop for speeding and failure to signal on Interstate 459 North at exit 10. During the traffic stop officers made contact with the driver Mary Stamps. During the traffic stop the passenger Barry Stamps, identified himself as a Hoover Police Officer. The traffic stop yielded 27 grams of cocaine, 5 grams of marijuana, and two handguns.

Barry Stamps and Mary stamps were charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2ND Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Barry Stamps and Mary Stamps will be transported and held at the Jefferson County Jail. Formal charges are pending from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office.