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      Grow operation busted in Jeff City

      Susan Ponder, 33, was arrested for Manufacturing and Production of a Controlled Substance.

      The Jefferson City Police Department arrested three people on February 21st after finding a marijuana grow operation.

      The three suspects, all of Jefferson City, were taken into custody after police and the MUSTANG Drug Trask Force searched a home in the 2900 block of Kenborg Hills.

      During the search law enforcement found approximately 42 marijuana plants, along with a half pound of marijuana and a firearm.

      Susan Ponder, 33, and Christopher Dean, 27, were arrested for Manufacturing and Production of a Controlled Substance.

      The third suspect, Geneva Ponder, 60, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

      The suspects were taken to the Cole County Jail pending charges.