Police responded to the domestic dispute at about 3:10 p.m. Wednesday. While at the home, officers saw what they believed to be a marijuana cigarette in plain view, the release said.
After obtaining a search warrant, DeKalb County police allegedly uncovered an operation that included lighting, timers and other paraphernalia used in growing and selling marijuana.
Porter is charged with three felonies: Possession of more than 30 grams of marijuana, possession of a firearm by a dangerous, violent felon and maintaining a common nuisance. He also faces two lesser charges, including a misdemeanor charge of dealing marijuana.
No previous felonies are listed under the name Jack L. Porter in DeKalb County's online court records.