(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.