VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A truck driver from Illinois is facing multiple charges after Indiana State Police found an assortment of drugs and paraphernalia in his rig during a safety check at a weigh station on I-70 in southwest Indiana.
On Tuesday afternoon a semi pulled into the Terre Haute weigh station on I-70 for a safety check. A state trooper observed suspicious behavior on the part of the truck driver and he conducted a search which turned up methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The truck driver, identified as Edward R. Evans, 50, also showed signs of impairment and failed a sobriety test. Evans also refused to submit to a chemical test.
He was taken to the Vigo County Jail.
He faces the following charges:
- Possession of methamphetamine, Felony 6,
- Possession of cocaine, Felony 6
- Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, Class A misdemeanor
- Operating a vehicle while intoxicated, Class C misdemeanor
- Possession of paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor