Domestic violence call leads police to find marijuana-growing operation

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A Rockford man has been arrested for running a marijuana growing operation out of his house.

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in the 6600 block of Halley Road around 8:12 p.m. on Friday for a domestic disturbance, and while investigating, police found a pot-growing operation in the house.

Police say they recovered 60 marijuana plants and over 7,000 grams of marijuana in the residence.

Lance L. McKinney was arrested for disorderly conduct and several possession with intent to distribute drug charges.

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