WILL COUNTY – A 46-year-old California man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he failed to use a turn signal which resulted in Sheriff’s deputies allegedly discovering nearly 23 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
According to Will County Sheriff’s Office, deputies stopped the man in his Cadillac after changing lanes on I-80 without the signal around 2:20 pm Sunday. While conducting the stop, Deputies searched the man’s vehicle and found a plastic bin inside containing eight packages of the drug weighing 22.7 pounds.
“The street value for that much meth would be approximately $245,000,” the Sheriff’s Department said in a statement Monday afternoon.
Henry Deunas of Desert Hot Springs, California was taken into custody and charged with the alleged possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, and possession with intent to deliver.