Police: Couple arrested after more than 100 marijuana plants found

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ELWOOD, Ind.—An Elwood couple was arrested Thursday evening after police said a marijuana grow operation was found inside their house.

Stephen Stookey, 70, and Marilyn Stookey, 69, were charged with possession with intent to deal marijuana, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.

Authorities responded to the couple’s home in the 11000 block of N. 33rd Street after obtaining a search warrant to investigate possible drug activity.  During a search of the residence, police said 111 marijuana plants, 70 clone plants, four mother plans and six 1-pound bags of processed marijuana were found.

The Stookeys were transported to the Madison County Detntion Center, where they are each being held on a $10,000 bond.

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