CARUTHERSVILLE - A rose by any other name may just be marijuana.
At 5:02 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Caruthersville Police Department were called to a residence on Ferguson Street. According to a news release issued by the Caruthersville Police Department, a resident told officers she was doing yard work next to the alley behind her property when she noticed a flowerpot with several green leafy plants growing in it.
Officers located the flowerpot and determined it contained approximately 16 marijuana plants.
The plants were turned over to the Bootheel Drug Task Force for further investigation.