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Man and woman arrested for alleged drug trafficking in Decatur

Richard Daniel Eubanks of Decatur and Victoria Lynn Blankenship of Danville were arrested for allegedly trafficking drugs in Decatur.

DECATUR, Ala. — The Decatur Police Vice and Narcotics Unit stopped a car at Old Moulton Road and Brookline Avenue SW on Wednesday, Sept. 21. 

At the stop, investigators said they made contact with Richard Daniel Eubanks, 42, of Decatur, and Victoria Lynn Blankenship, 29, of Danville. 

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During the search of Eubanks and Blankenship's car, investigators said they discovered a trafficking amount of methamphetamine and a distribution amount of fentanyl. Investigators also found crack cocaine, marijuana, Xanax, and Suboxone, as well as a large sum of US currency.

Eubanks was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Distribute, two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Speeding. Eubanks was taken to the Morgan County Jail and is being held under a $107,900 bond as set by a Morgan County Circuit Judge.

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Blankenship was also arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Distribute, two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Blankenship was also taken to the Morgan County Jail and is being held under a $32,600 bond as set by a Morgan County Circuit Judge.

According to the Decatur Police Department, Eubanks and Blankenship are accused of the above crimes and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in court. 

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