RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — Police investigating a report of someone shooting a rifle near workers constructing a solar farm were led to a home where a marijuana grow was discovered Thursday in Randolph County.
Around 1 p.m., Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the area of 650 South and 400 West, where a solar farm is being built, after workers said someone was firing a rifle. The workers weren’t sure if they were being targeted.
Sheriff’s deputies, Lynn Police, Parker City Police, and Farmland Police responded, and learned the shots came from a home in the 6400 block of S. 400 West.
Deputies went to the home and smelled marijuana. Two people came out of the home, and deputies smelled marijuana on them, too.
During a search of the home, deputies found an indoor marijuana grow operation. It’s not clear how many plants there were.