Yuba County sheriff’s deputies seized nearly 3,000 marijuana plants during a Wednesday search in Oregon House.

The warrant was served around 7 a.m. in the 7700 block of Skyview Court by deputies from the department’s Marijuana Eradication Team Yuba and from the bi-county regional SWAT team, according to a YCSO press release.

Deputies found 2,913 marijuana plants in a detached shop. The property owner and six workers were on the site. 

The owner, Li Jian Cao, 54, a dual resident of Oregon House and New York, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, illegal cultivation and possession for sale and was booked into Yuba County Jail.

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