Speeding Truck Driver Arrested After Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 162 Pounds of Meth
Indianapolis, IN – A 27-year-old truck driver will face federal drug charges after a traffic stop in Indiana last week led to the discovery of more than 160 pounds of methamphetamine.
According to the Indiana State Police (ISP), on Friday, May 7, at approximately 10 a.m., an ISP trooper initiated a traffic stop of a speeding tractor-trailer operating along Interstate 65.
While speaking with the driver of the semi, identified as Dejohntae Williams, 27, of Victorville, CA, ISP said the trooper “could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the truck.”
Upon further investigation and a search of the truck, authorities discovered approximately 162 pounds of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana, ISP reported.
Williams was arrested and is now facing pending federal drug charges.
ISP said it was assisted in this investigation by the Department of Homeland Security Investigations and the United Stated Postal Inspectors.