At approximately 7:00 a.m. on 6/12/19, the YCSO Marijuana Enforcement Team (METYU) and Yuba
Sutter SWAT Team executed a search warrant in the 7700 block of Skyview Ct. in Oregon House. During
the search, Deputies located 2,913 marijuana plants of various sizes ranging from one to three feet tall
growing in a large detached shop on the property.
The owner of the property, identified as 54-year-old Li Jian Cao, and six other individuals allegedly hired
by Cao to work at the grow, were contacted at the site. Cao was arrested for 182PC/Criminal Conspiracy,
11358 H&S/Illegal Cannabis Cultivation, and 11359 H&S/Illegal Possession of Marijuana for Sale. Cao is
a dual resident of Oregon House, Ca. and the state of New York. Cao was booked into the Yuba County
Jail with a bail amount of $50,000.