Zackery L. Vaughn

Zackery L. Vaughn




A LeClaire man who was charged in January for allegedly selling methamphetamine to an undercover agent with the Quad-City Metropolitan Enforcement Group has been arrested again on drug charges.

Zackery L. Vaugh, 35, was arrested Saturday evening by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant charging possession with intent to deliver a counterfeit or simulated controlled substance containing a detectable amount of a substance purporting to be methamphetamine. The charge is a class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Vaugh was also charged with possession with intent to deliver psilocybin mushrooms, a class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of between $1,370 and $13,660, and failure to affix a drug tax stamp, a class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of between $1,025 and $10,245.

He was being held in the Scott County Jail on a $40,000 cash-only bond.

According to an arrest affidavit, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and LeClaire Police Department executed a search warrant at Vaughn’s residence in LeClaire, where they found vacuum-sealed drug packaging and 370 grams of a crystal-like substance resembling meth. Vaugh told officers in a post-Miranda interview he would use the crystal-like substance to imitate methamphetamine, according to the affidavit. Officers also found a digital scale, $5,450 in cash in a duffel bag and 24.57 grams of psilocybin mushrooms.

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