Naked Man Leads Cops To Home Pot Farm

(CBS/AP) HIGHLAND MILLS, N.Y. An incoherent man who was walking nude in a secluded upstate neighborhood led police to a family-run marijuana-growing operation earlier this week.

Police in the Orange County town of Woodbury received a report Monday afternoon of a naked man spotted in the hamlet of Highland Mills, near West Point. When they arrived, they found 35-year-old Robert Ferranti rolling on the ground and babbling incoherently.

He allegedly fought with the cops before being subdued and taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Authorities said their investigation led them back to the street where Ferranti was arrested. Armed with a search warrant, officers say they found a sophisticated pot-growing operation in a home Ferranti rented with Michael Cody.

Police seized five pounds of pot and $10,000 in cash.

Cody and his two adult children have been charged with criminal possession of marijuana.

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