Lufkin man arrested after meth found during traffic stop

Lufkin man arrested after meth found during traffic stop

A Lufkin man was arrested Friday night after deputies with the Angelina County Sheriff's department discovered 15 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle.

According to Sheriff Greg Sanches, Elbert Dewayne Blake, 52, was stopped for a moving violation at 10:30 p.m. Friday and attempted to destroy the evidence during the stop.

Blake is being held in the Angelina County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, a second degree felony, and tampering with evidence, a third degree felony.

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