Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department eradicated marijuana plants in the area last week.
Deputies received information from the Indiana State Police Marijuana Eradication Team of an outdoor marijuana grow in the 5000 S. block of 300 E. in Knox.
Approximately 60 marijuana plants were found growing in a garden behind the residence. Officers removed the plants from the property.
The street value of the harvest of the plants would have been approximately $96,000.
No criminal charges have been filed at this time.
If you have any tips of potential drug activity in the area, call the Starke County Sheriff’s Department at (574) 772-3771.