STELLA, MO.--- A Stella man is behind bars after Newton County deputies find a large marijuana growing operation at a home. John Postma, 61, was arrested for a probable cause charge of manufacturing a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. The Newton County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at 22830 Highway "D" in Stella. Deputies located a large indoor marijuana grow operation with a total of 1,692 plants. Officials seized the plants along with equipment used in the operation.
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