A Nichols man faces a felony charge after police confiscated several pounds of marijuana.

ROGER COLE (Photo: New York State Police)

Authorities say 24-year-old Roger Cole was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on West River Road.

According to New York State Police, troopers and Tioga County sheriff's deputies arrived at the site around 5:45 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators say about six pounds of marijuana was seized. Police also found equipment used to cultivate marijuana.

Cole was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child.

Cole was arraigned in Nichols town court. He was sent to Tioga County Jail on $20,000 bail.

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