LaPorte Co. 74-year-old accused of growing marijuana

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, marijuana grows at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, IL.

A 74-year-old woman is accused of growing marijuana outside her LaPorte County home.

A retired Indiana state patrol trooper made the discovery while flying over the woman's home near New Carlisle, Ind.

Investigators said along with the plants outside, they also found a growing operation in her basement.

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