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Indoor Grow Operation Bust

(Starke County, IN) - Arrests have been made in connection with an alleged marijuana growing operation in Starke County.


Authorities said nearly 50 marijuana plants were found inside a home Monday in the Bass Lake area. The plants were in various stages of growth.


According to police, arrested were 30-year-old Nichole Whitfield, 37-year-old Joseph Givens and 38-year-old Jennifer Zuniga.  They are being held pending the filing of formal charges.


Child welfare authorities were also called to the residence.


Authorities said the case remains under investigation.

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