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JSO: Traffic stop leads to discovery of mobile meth lab, arrest

Johnathan Jones faces multiple charges, including manufacturing meth

JSO booking photo of Johnathan Jones

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A traffic stop Wednesday night led to the discovery of a mobile meth lab and an arrest, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Johnathan Jones, 35, faces multiple drug charges, including manufacturing meth.

Officers conducted a traffic stop about 10:30 p.m. at McDuff Avenue South and Hunt Street.

The driver, who was identified as Jones, appeared to be nervous, according to an arrest report.

Police said they called a K-9 to search for drugs after Jones admitted to having a small amount of marijuana.

During the search, police said, they found bags of crystal meth, crystal meth rocks and a pipe.

When officers opened the hood of the car and the trunk, they found the makings of a mobile meth lab, according to the arrest report.

A hazmat team responded to remove a plastic one-pot that was active, acidic liquid, a gas generator and coffee filters, the Sheriff's Office said. 

Jones was booked into the Duval County Jail.