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Three men arrested after active meth lab found at Super 8 in St. Augustine

3:49 PM, Sep 21, 2012   |    comments
Carter (left), Green (center) and McLeod.
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Three men have been arrested after they were found by St. Johns County Sheriff's Office deputies to be in a hotel room with an active meth lab late Thursday night.

David Bryan Green, 26, Geoffrey Scott Carter, 33, and John Daniel McLeod, 26, all of St. Augustine; were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, production of methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, according to a release from St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Corporal Catherine Payne.

Deputies were responding to a tip that Green, who was wanted, was at the Super 8 motel located at 2550 State Road 16. Deputies then knocked on the door of a second story room, where they had just seen Green trying to leave.

One of the other subjects opened the door. When deputies entered to get Green they "observed precursors of a meth lab," Payne said.

The Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team confirmed that the room was the scene of an active meth lab.

After their first appearances Friday morning, Carter and McLeod are being held on bonds that total $71,000 each. Green is being held with no bond, as it relates to his warrant, Payne said.

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