The Stanton County Sheriff’s office stopped a westbound semi-tractor and trailer for speeding 85 mph in the 65 mph zone and driving left of center and arrested the driver for transporting illegal drugs and being under the influence.
The 35 year old driver appeared to be under the influence and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and suspected heroin.
At around 10 p.m. Friday, Jonathan Blekis of Lodi, CA was arrested on the felony drug charges and jailed pending the posting of a cash bond. A search of the truck found several hidden concealment points consistent with illegal drug transport. The semi was seized and towed from the scene.