Woman arrested after officers find 24 pot plants in her basement

From Staff Reports

   JOHNSON CITY -- A 46-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday night at her residence and charged in connection with a large amount of drugs which were found at the home.
   Lilieni Cousins, 110 Poplar Hill Extension, was charged with the manufacture of Schedule VI narcotics after officers from the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Johnson City Police Department and First Judicial Drug Task Force found several marijuana plants growing in her home.
   According to information released by Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal, officers responded to the Poplar Hill Extension residence in response to a domestic violence incident. While investigating that incident, officers and agents discovered a marijuana cultivation operation in the basement of the house.
   Agents removed 24 marijuana plants ranging in size from two to four feet from the home as well as various items used in the growing of the plant such as fertilizer and specialized lights.
   The investigation into the marijuana cultivation operation is continuing and further arrests are expected according to information from Graybeal.