Gunshots lead police to a home in Cottage Hills this week, where they also discovered alleged marijuana grow operation. The Madison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home in the 1300 block of 8th Street where 30 year old Jerret M. Scott was reportedly firing a handgun.
A neighbor called police Tuesday evening after Scott allegedly fired the weapon in the direction of her home. The witness told deputies Scott had fired the gun into the ground several times earlier in the day, but she chose not to call police until he fired shots at her property. Deputies found Scott walking near his home and he began to flee on foot but was taken into custody after a brief pursuit. A warrant was obtained for the home where officers allegedly found a weapon, ammunition and about 40 cannabis plants. Scott is charged with felony unauthorized production and possession of cannabis plants and reckless discharge of a firearm. He’s being held in the Madison County Jail.