Four people were arrested in Jacksonville on charges involving the operation of a meth lab. The arrests occurred in different areas of Jacksonville, including Arlington, Jacksonville Beach, and the Mayport Naval Station. Local Media reports that the investigation began on suspicion about the manufacture, sale and use of methamphetamine in Jacksonville. In one of the Jacksonville residences that police searched, police “found a line of methamphetamine on a coffee table and a meth lab packaged in two boxes.”
In Jacksonville, Florida, charges related to possession of a controlled substance, such as methamphetamine (meth), is governed by Florida Statute Section 893.03. According to Florida Statute Section 893.135, possession of 14 grams or more of methamphetamine in Jacksonville carries a minimum sentence of 3 to 15 years in Florida State Prison.