Loves Park Police Discover Marijuana Growing Operation, Arrest One

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Police arrested a man on drug charges after responding to a domestic battery call.

Officers arrested Mark Tongue, 50, Friday morning at a home in the 7800 block of Orion Street.  Investigators met with a man who said someone beat him up and threatened him.  Officers then found a marijuana growing operation.  They say Tongue ran off, but police caught up with him quickly.

Tongue faces several charges including domestic battery and production of cannabis.

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