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Marijuana growing operation discovered in Altoona


ALTOONA (WQOW) - A sophisticated marijuana growing operation is found in an Altoona home according to drug investigators.

Agents searched Christopher Ivkovich's home on Highway 12 on Friday. They say they found 79 marijuana plants along with hydroponic growing equipment, an air exchanger and a reverse osmosis system.

They say they also found a pound of marijuana in a bag. Ivkovich now faces five criminal charges.

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