(LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP) – Authorities say charges could be coming to five people after drugs and weapons were found in a house.
Acting on a citizen's tip regarding the manufacturing of marijuana the St. Joseph County SCAN Unit executed a search warrant in the 20000 block of M-86 in Lockport Township. Officers searched the residence and seized 22 marijuana plants, processed marijuana and several firearms.
Three women and two men, ranging in age from 20 to 46, were at the dwelling when officers arrived. There was also a 2 year old child.
SCAN officers were assisted by the St. Joseph County Animal Control, Child Protective Services and the St. Joseph County Health Department, who condemned the house after deeming it was unsafe for human habitation.