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Sikeston, MO man facing drug, traffic charges

Quinton Lipford (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office) Quinton Lipford (Source: Scott County Sheriff's Office)
SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Sikeston, Missouri man is facing drug and traffic violation charges.

Quinton Lipford, 33, was charged with distribution/manufacture/produce a controlled substance, driving while revoked and other traffic violations.

According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, a deputy pulled a Dodge Charger over on Friday, Oct. 30 in the 700 block of West Gladys for numerous traffic violations.

Sheriff Walter said the driver, Lipford, got out of the car and began walking toward the deputy.

He said the deputy told Lipford to get back in the car. Lipford allegedly refused and continued toward the deputy.

The deputy stopped Lipford and asked him for identification.

Lipford allegedly refused and would not identify himself.

Sheriff Walter said Lipford's driver's license was found in his pants pocket. He said the license was allegedly revoked and Lipford had an active arrest warrant with the New Madrid County Sheriff's Office.

Lipford was arrested and put in the patrol vehicle.

Sheriff Walter said the deputy walked over to the Dodge Charger because the driver door was partially open.

Inside the car, the deputy allegedly found two small plastic baggies a blue baggy in the driver door that contained what he believed was marijuana.

According to the sheriff, the Scott County canine deputy gave a positive alert for the smell of drugs in the vehicle.

Sheriff Walter said during a search of the car, deputies allegedly found a larger plastic baggy with six individually wrapped smaller bags under the driver's seat. Those baggies also contained what was believed to be marijuana.

The sheriff said $300 was allegedly found on Lipford. When asked about the money, Lipford allegedly told deputies that he does not work.

Lipford was taken to the Scott County Jail on a $3,500 cash only bond.

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