• Debary man arrested after marijuana plants found in shed


    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies say a Debary man has been arrested after dozens of marijuana plants were found in a shed next to his home.

    Stephen Menkel, 44, has been charged with cultivation of cannabis, possession of cannabis, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    According to investigators, an anonymous tip led them to Menkel's home on Seminole Drive in Debary.

    An arrest report states that Menkel allowed deputies to search his property and that's when the alleged marijuana plants were found. Around 50 marijuana plants were found in the shed, deputies told WFTV.

    Menkel was booked in to the Volusia County jail, but has since bonded out.

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