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Police Discover Indoor Marijuana Plants in Man's Home in Beloit

A man's home in Beloit was used to grow over 70 plants of marijuana, law enforcement discovered on Friday.

The Rock County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit along with the Safe Streets Task Force conducted a search of a residence on 1502 Highland Ave., in Beloit after obtaining a warrant. 

After searching the property, deputies located several different areas where marijuana was being grown. The search led to the seizure of 74 marijuana plants.

Mitchell K. Hemmerling was taken into custody due to the discovery of these plants.

Hemmerling was arrested for: Manufacture/Deliver THC (50 to 200 plants), Maintaining a Drug Dwelling and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Hemmerling is being held at Rock County Jail and is scheduled for Jail Court on Nov. 14 at 3 p.m.  

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