A LeClaire man who was charged in January for allegedly selling methamphetamine to an undercover agent of the Quad-City Urban Enforcement Group has been re-arrested on drug charges.
Zackery L. Vaugh, 35, was arrested by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office Saturday night on a charge of possession with intent to supply a simulated controlled or counterfeit substance containing a detectable amount of a purported substance, methamphetamine. Charged with a Class B felony carries a prison sentence of up to 25 years.
Vaugh was also charged with possession with intent to supply psilocybin mushrooms, a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine between $1,370 and $13,660, and failure to stamp the drug tax, a Class D felony is punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $1,025 to $10,245.
He is being held in the Scott County Jail on a cash deposit of just $40,000.
According to an arrest warrant, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the LeClaire Police Department executed a search warrant at Vaughn’s residence in LeClaire, where they found vacuum-sealed drug packaging and 370 grams of the substance. meth-like crystals. Vaugh told officers in a post-Miranda interview that he would use the crystal-like substance to mimic methamphetamine, according to the affidavit. Officers also found a digital scale, $5,450 cash in a duffel bag, and 24.57 grams of psilocybin mushrooms.