CAMILLUS, N.Y. — Officials say police have seized 100 marijuana plants and growing equipment while responding to a report of a possible burglary of a shed in the backyard of a central New York home.

The Syracuse Post-Standard reports ( ) Capt. Steve Rotunno says a neighbor called police last week when something appeared “suspicious” at the property in the Onondaga (ahn-uhn-DAH’-gah) County village of Camillus (kuh-MIHL’-us).

Officers found a shed with the doors open and items out of place. Rotunno says they found evidence of a marijuana growing operation. He says they later found a sophisticated growing operation within the residence.

Nicholas Fretwell has been arrested and faces drug-related charges. He was ordered held on $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond. It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer.

An investigation is ongoing.

Information from: The Post-Standard,

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