Woman charged with growing marijuana

BY DI STAFF | AUGUST 05, 2014 5:00 AM

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Authorities have accused a local woman of possessing approximately 100 grams of marijuana.

Amanda Jochmann, 31, was charged June 27 with a controlled-substance violation and failure to affix drug stamp.

According to online court documents, members of the Johnson County Drug Task Force were requested to assist Department of Homeland Security officials in a home visit.

The visit was in reference to marijuana being grown in a house where children lived.

A search warrant was executed at the address, and 17 marijuana plants, harvested marijuana, and paraphernalia reportedly were located in the residence.

The total weight of the harvested marijuana, stems, and leaves that were bagged or drying was approximately 100 grams.

Jochmann reportedly admitted to helping grow the marijuana. She did not possess a valid tax stamp for the marijuana.

Controlled-substance violation is a Class-D felony. Failure to affix drug stamp is a Class-D felony.

— by Rebecca Morin

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