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Truck driver faces federal charges after troopers discover 162 lbs of meth during traffic stop


Indiana State Police (ISP) say that a California truck driver is facing multiple drug charges after he was caught was a large amount of methamphetamine last week.

California-based truck driver Dejohntae Williams, 27, was arrested on May 7, 2021 following a traffic stop in Indiana.

Troopers say that around 10 a.m., an officer stopped a semi truck driven by Williams on I-65 in Indianapolis for speeding.

After speaking with Williams, the trooper noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the semi.

ISP conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered 162 pounds of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana.

Williams was arrested and is is facing pending federal drug charges.

ISP was assisted in the investigation by the Department of Homeland Security Investigations and the United Stated Postal Inspectors.


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