Nevada man arrested for allegedly possessing thousands of dollars of meth – Daily Herald

A Nevada man was arrested in Utah County on Wednesday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of at least $5,600 worth of methamphetamine.

Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office were patrolling the area near mile marker 154 on State Road 6 when they observed a yellow pickup truck traveling east at a slow rate of speed.

As the truck drove down SR 6, according to the probable cause statement filed in support of the arrest, it began to swerve out of its lane of travel as well as leave the roadway several times. Deputies initiated a traffic stop after observing this behavior.

After deputies initiated a traffic stop, the vehicle came to a stop just before driving into a ditch on the side of the roadway. Authorities made contact with the driver of the vehicle, identified as 43-year-old Jason Andrew Vangundy of Henderson, Nevada.

When officers made contact with the driver, they reported Vangundy’s eyes were bloodshot and droopy, noting that his pupils also were allegedly dilated and his speech was slow and slurred, according to arrest documents.

Vangundy reportedly had a difficult time speaking and appeared to be falling asleep while he was speaking with deputies. Deputies asked Vangundy to exit the vehicle and conducted a sobriety test, concerned that his driving may have been impaired.

Before beginning the test, the deputy asked Vangundy if he knew where he was, and Vangundy allegedly said he was on his way to Denver and that he had just left Provo. Vangundy reportedly said he did not know where he currently was other than within the state of Utah.

During the test, deputies reported seeing several signs of

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