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Yuba County cracks down on pot gardens after authorities seize 5,000 plants

Yuba County is cracking down on illegal pot gardens after arresting 10 people.

Posted: Aug 2, 2019 3:41 PM

YUBA COUNTY, Calif. - Yuba County is cracking down on illegal pot gardens.

The county's Marijuana Enforcement Team and a number of agencies served 15 warrants this week.

They arrested and cited 10 people, seizing more than 5,000 pot plants, and 53 pounds of processed marijuana.

The warrants involved crimes like diverting and pumping water to grow sits from creeks.

The gardens were located in Loma Rica, Browns Ville, Dobbins, Browns Valley, and Rackerby areas.

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