Domestic battery report turns into marijuana-growing investigation for DeKalb police

DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies called to investigate a domestic battery report ended up finding a marijuana-growing operation, according to a news release.

Deputies were dispatched at 9:30 p.m. Monday to the 1900 block of County Road 75 in reference to a domestic battery. During the investigation, a deputy tried to speak with the homeowner, Brian Jordan, who had returned inside. The deputy approached the home and smelled raw marijuana coming from inside the residence, according to the release.

Deputies found 31 individually potted marijuana plants inside a grow operation in the residence, according to the release. Deputies found another 19 plants in a separate container near the potted plants.

Jordan is facing charges of dealing in marijuana, hash oil, or hashish, or salvia, a Level 5 felony; possession of marijuana, hash oil, or hashish, or salvia, a Level 6 felony; maintaining a common nuisance, a Level 6 felony; and possession of paraphernalia, a Class C misdemeanor.

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