Police talked with the suspect and noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from an outbuilding on the property, according to a news release. Deputies and an Auburn K-9 officer obtained a search warrant for the outbuilding and a vehicle at the residence.
Inside the outbuilding they found a large marijuana growing operation, according to the release. About 100 marijuana plants were found with an street value of about $100,000. An investigation is ongoing and charges are pending at this time. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department was assisted by the Indiana State Police, Indiana State Police Eradication Team and the Auburn Police Department.