Two Arrested for a Marijuana Growing Operation in Knox

Jose Santiago, Jr.
Andrew Lenker

Police officers arrested two on charges of Dealing and Possession of Marijuana after a marijuana growing operation was found at a residence in Knox.

Wednesday afternoon, officers from the Knox City Police Department, Starke County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police executed a search warrant at 207 N. Roosevelt Road in Knox and found an indoor marijuana growing operation. 78 marijuana plants were seized in the incident. Arrested were Jose Santiago, Jr., 30 of Knox and Andrew Lenker, 29, of Plymouth.

Knox City Police Chief, Clint Norem, wants to remind you that if you suspect drug activity in your neighborhood, contact your local law enforcement agency.