Couple arrested for growing marijuana in Cass County

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CASS COUNTY (WISH) – Indiana State Police arrested a Cass County couple for growing marijuana, after spotting the operation from their helicopter.

The flight was part of a program covering several different counties.

According to 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Pharos Tribune 47-year old Kevin Murray and 48-year old April Sexton were arrested for maintaining a common nuisance, cultivating marijuana and possession of marijuana.

Troopers say they were flying over rural Lucerne Thursday when they spotted a marijuana plant near a house in the 3800 block of East 850 North, Lucerne.

A warrant was obtained and police found multiple marijuana plants and items for growing and consuming marijuana.

Anyone who wants to report illegal drug activity can call the Indiana State Police Marijuana Tip Line at 1-888-873-1694.

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