Truck Inspection Leads to Semi Driver Arrest for DUI and Drugs

(VIGO CO.) –  On Tuesday, at approximately 3:50 p.m., an Indiana State Trooper was at the Interstate 70 Terre Haute scales conducting federal DOT inspections, when a semi-tractor trailer pulled into the scale facility for a level one safety check. 

Edward Evans

The driver 50-year-old Edward R. Evans, of Granite City, Illinois, was arrested after the trooper found meth, cocaine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia in Evan’s truck.

 Evans displayed signs of impairment and failed a sobriety test.  He refused to submit to a blood test.

He was arrested and taken to the Vigo County Jail on charges of possession of meth, possession of cocaine, operating a vehicle while intoxicated on a controlled substance endangerment, OWI, and possession of drug paraphernalia.