Man Accused Of Illegally Stuffing Animals And Growing Marijuana (VIDEO)

By Michael Klopfenstein

May 16, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 3:37 PM EDT

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Indiana conservation officers served a search warrant on a Kendallville man accused of performing as a "taxidermist" without a state license.

Jason Maxson has been charged with several felonies. Those alleged crimes also include an indoor marijuana "grow operation”, other drug charges and illegal possession of fish and animals for taxidermy purposes.

The search warrant was served at the 100 block of W. Vine St. in Kendallville on Wednesday afternoon. Conservation Officers received information that Maxson was performing taxidermy work without a state license.

During their search, they discovered an indoor marijuana grow operation containing approximately 30 marijuana plants, a large amount of processed marijuana, numerous drug paraphernalia items, methamphetamine, and multiple illegally possessed fish and animals for taxidermy purposes.

Maxson is currently being held in the Noble County Jail.

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