Miami authorities arrested two Kansas men Sunday evening after a mobile meth lab was discovered in a local parking lot.
Lloyd James Burrows, Jr., and Billy Gene Darr, were taken into custody around 5 p.m.
According to authorities, Officer David Wright responded to a complaint that “two men were parked in a van, smoking a crack pipe” in the parking lot of a local retailer.
Upon arrival, Wright observed several boxes of pseudoephedrine, more than 1,000 boxes of matches with the striker plates missing and obtained consent to search the vehicle.
Detective Jeff Frazier was on duty at the time of the incident and was called to the scene to investigate the scene.
Upon investigation, authorities discovered the vehicle was being used as a mobile meth lab.
In addition to the above items, authorities found containers of fuel line antifreeze - used to remove the phosphorus from match books.
“They actually had several match book strikers in a container soaking them at the time of the investigation,” said Detective Todd Hicks.