A St. Augustine man was arrested Monday afternoon after he was allegedly found in possession of a mobile meth lab in the parking lot of a Publix supermarket on State Road 16, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.
The 30-year-old is charged with producing and trafficking methamphetamine, according to St. Johns County Jail records.
Deputies claim they went to Publix after receiving a tip and found the man standing next to a van with a woman.
Inside the van, deputies allege they discovered two duffel bags that contained 127 grams of methamphetamine oil, batteries, scales and other equipment used in the manufacture of the drug.
The man is being held on a $65,000 bond at the St. Johns County Jail.
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