Port Orange police find meth lab in Town and Country Motel, three people charged

PORT ORANGE, Fla. - Three people are accused of running a meth lab out of a central Florida motel.

Port Orange police say they got a call Monday about drug activity at the Town and Country Motel.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports officer detected a strong chemical odor in the room.

They found an active methamphetamine lab.

The area was evacuated because of the potential hazard.

Police Lt. John Jakovenko says the Volusia County Sheriff's Office methamphetamine team was called to help remove and dispose of the material.

The people -- ages 21, 39 and 66 -- are charged with the manufacture and possession of meth.

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