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East Second Street arrest related to warrant

A Superior man wanted on a Douglas County warrant was taken into custody Monday following a traffic stop on East Second Street.

Tactical teams from the Superior Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff's Office took part in the stop, according to a Superior Police Department report.

Investigators were watching a residence on 24th Avenue East where the man, Derrick Wade Kastern, 28, was hiding. When he and another man drove away around 3 p.m., officers followed and initiated the stop around 23rd Avenue East.

The other man in the vehicle told officers Kastern had swallowed a large amount of meth. He was transported to Essentia Health-Superior for evaluation and treatment.