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Police bust marijuana grow operation after traffic stop in South Bend

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A call to South Bend Police about a suspicious vehicle turned into a bust of a marijuana grow operation early Thursday morning.

Police say they arrested John Spansail, 20, for Felony Possession of Marijuana after they responded to a complaint they received about a suspicious vehicle. When police located Spansail's blue Chrysler Sebring on the 2000 block of South Grant St., they say they noticed an altered temporary license plate.

Police say Spansail was "very evasive" when they spoke to him, and led them to decide to impound his car. After searching the car, police say they found marijuana and "materials to cultivate marijuana plants." Police say they followed up search the car with a consensual search of Spansail's home, where they located the grow operation.

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