27-year-old Barry Wardlow was charged with possession of marijuana and hydrocodone with intent, no seatbelt, illegal window tint, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon after a traffic stop and search uncovered over five ounces of marijuana, pills, and two firearms.
On September 4th, Memphis Police conducted a traffic stop around S. Parkway and Wilson. Barry Warlow was identified as the driver and was seen driving without a seat belt and with windows that were tinted too dark. Officers identified the scent of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Wardlow and his two passengers were detained and moved away from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted based on the smell.
A search of the vehicle yielded a total of 167 grams of marijuana, a total of 68 hydrocodone pills, a Radical RF-15 rifle, and a Taurus .40 caliber handgun. Neither Wardlow nor the other two passengers with him claimed possession of any recovered items.
Barry Wardlow was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and hydrocodone with intent, felon in possession of a handgun, no seatbelt, illegal window tint, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, and possessing a firearm during a felony. His bond was set at $90,000.