Pot found growing in Noble County barn

Mug shot of Thomas D. Royer provided by the Indiana State Police
Mug shot of Thomas D. Royer provided by the Indiana State Police

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) Indiana State Police found 86 marijuana plants, over half a pound of cultivated marijuana and equipment typically used to grow pot inside a barn in southern Noble County on Wednesday afternoon.  Thomas D. Royer, 47, was arrested on felony counts of dealing marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.  He also faces a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana.

Police were tipped off on August 5 and they obtained a search warrant on Wednesday for the barn located in the 5900 block of South County Road 200 E.

As of Thursday afternoon, Royer was being held in the Noble County Jail.

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