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Wife turns in husband over alleged pot operation

Sunday, January 6, 2013

An alleged in-home marijuana growing operation didn't last long -- one day, to be exact -- after the owner's wife notified police.

Brian Keith Potts, 26, begin constructing the project Wednesday at his South Maple Street home, his wife, Peggy, told officers Thursday.

An extension cord running from the bathroom to the attic was found by officers Jon Cooke and Cody King. Cooke said he climbed atop a dresser to reach the attic door and found a florescent light and heater.

Peggy Potts then handed over two bags containing 99 marijuana seeds, telling officers they were in Brian's dresser.

Brian Potts was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and domestic assault. He was being held on $10,500 bond Friday at Bedford County Jail.

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The following were arrested since Thursday by the Bedford County Sheriff's Department, Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts.

*Danny Allen Davis, 19, Maxwell Chapel Road; possession of alcohol by a minor; released, $500 bond

*Dorian Flores, 23, Cates Street; violation of probation; released, $2,500 bond

*James Eugene Geotz, 20, Lewisburg; criminal facilitation; released, $2,500 bond

*Wanda Ann Griffin, 35, Lewisburg; conspiracy to distribute, sale of schedule II drug; released, $10,000 bond

*Joseph Todd Neill, 36, Pressgrove Road; statutory rape by an authority figure, sexual battery by an authority figure; released, $100,000 bond

*Jeremy Shane Nelson, 33, Carter Street; public intoxication; held, $1,000 bond

*Brian Keith Potts, 26, South Maple Street; domestic assault, possession of drug paraphernalia; held, $10,500 bond

*Dwain Edward Shears, 23, Tullahoma; driving on revoked/suspended license, financial responsibility; released, $500 bond

*Jason Kyle Story, 23, Narrows Road; criminal responsibility for conduct of another; released, $500 bond

*Jason Randolph Vincent, 43, Belmont Avenue; driving on revoked license, reckless driving; released, $1,000 bond