06/15/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

High Electric Bill Leads Indiana Police To 500 Marijuana Plants

GARY, Ind. (STMW) -- A tip from NIPSCO led federal officials to discover almost 500 marijuana plants and arrest three Gary men.

According to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Hammond, Jairo Fernando-Valdez, Obed Ornelas and Luiz Carlos Gamboa-Chavez were all arrested Wednesday after officials raided a house at 107 Bridge St. in Gary.

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