A Tyler man has been arrested on drug charges.

Smith County via EastTexasMatters.com

Dakota Ray Allen was arrested by deputies with the Smith County Sheriff's Office, according to EastTexasMatters.com. Allen was arrested March 7 after a sergeant spotted his car on Lavender Road. He was allegedly swerving and weaving in and out of traffic. A brief chase ensued. It ended when Allen crashed into a tree and tried to flee on foot. Deputies found approximately 2 lbs. of crystal meth. They also found over $7,000 in cash. Allen was booked into the Smith County Jail and is being held on $105,000 bail.