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      Clare deputies find home-grown pot operation

      Deputies say they seized more than 50 marijuana plants along with equipment used to grow marijuana.

      UPDATE: Amanda Maxwell, 36, and Christopher WIley, 40, are behind bars in connection with a marijuana bust in Clare County. Clare County sheriff deputies were called to investigate someone stealing electricity in the 1100 block of Willow road in Grant Township Tuesday.

      7&4 is told that through further investigations, deputies obtained a search warrant for the home and discovered a marijuana grow operation.

      Deputies say they seized more than 50 marijuana plants along with equipment used to grow marijuana. Maxwell and Wiley, both from Farwell, were arrested at the scene and faces charges of delivering and manufacturing marijuana.

      Bonds have been set for Maxwell and Wiley at $5,000 each. They remain lodged in the Clare County Jail.