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After a Daytona Beach police officer spotted a stolen car in a parking lot Tuesday night and arrested the driver, a mobile methamphetamine lab was found in the trunk of the vehicle.

  • Robert W. Smith Jr. and Robert W. Smith Sr.
Robert W. Smith Jr. and Robert W. Smith Sr.  (Volusia County Jail, Volusia County Jail)

Robert W. Smith Jr., 37, and Robert W. Smith Sr., 72, both face charges of manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine. Smith Jr. also is accused of grand theft auto.

Both men listed permanent addresses in Bowling Green, Ky., as well as an address in Holly Hill.

The 1995 Pontiac Firebird, reported stolen from Bowling Green in January, was spotted outside the Daytona Family Market, 1260 Mason Ave., about 7:20 p.m. Smith Jr. was behind the wheel and the engine was running, police said. The man told officers a friend let him use the car so he could visit his father.




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