Narcotics agents raided the home of an unlikely suspect: an 84-year old mayor. Acting on reports that the mayor was growing drugs in her yard, the agents investigated and discovered marijuana plants growing near a kicked-in section of her fence. They believe her claims that she didn’t know the plants were there.

She is claiming that people are out to discredit her and force her from office. However, she says she won’t stand for any more harassment, and will hire an attorney if it continues.

From the Sacramento Bee:

The 84-year-old mayor of a central Florida city says someone tried to ruin her reputation by planting marijuana on her property.

Mayor Mary Lee Cook defended herself during an Oak Hill city commission meeting Monday after narcotics agents found pot growing on her land.

Read the full article here.