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Marijuana plants found growing in South Tennessee residence

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By Jennifer Caldwell

  A LaFollette woman’s gardening abilities earned her a trip to jail recently. On Sept. 8 LaFollette Police Officer Pam Jarrett obtained to search Cortney Brooke Maxwell’s, 18, 802 South Tennessee Avenue residence. During the investigation Jarrett along with Officers John Baker and Jason Marlow found 21 marijuana plants growing in an aquarium located inside Maxwell’s bedroom closet. In addition to the marijuana plants officers also allegedly located one roxicodone pill, two xanax, a device used to smoke marijuana, several marijuana seeds and three metal strips used to crush pills. Maxwell was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II substance, possession of a schedule IV substance, possession of a schedule VI substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and cultivating marijuana.  She was released on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court next Friday.