54-Year–Old Woman Arrested for Growing 60 Marijuana Plants

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - A Brewster County woman behind bars after being arrested for growing over 60 marijuana plants.

On Wednesday morning, they arrested 54-year-old Bettie McCauley.

The Sheriff's Office was tipped off that a person near Alpine was growing marijuana.

Deputies found over 60 pot plants and a bag that had what is believed to be mushrooms.

McCauley did tell officials she didn't sell it but grew it for her own pleasure.