Three Men Arrested and 750 Plants Seized in Illegal Marijuana Search

On April 7, 2022, the Josephine Marijuana Enforcement Team (JMET) conducted a search warrant in the 300 block of Lindy Lane regarding an illegal indoor marijuana growing operation.

During the execution of the warrant approximately 750 marijuana plants being grown in the residence were seized and destroyed.

Yongming Chen, 44, Jiankang Chen, 66, and Liuyue Xie, 65, were arrested and lodged in the Josephine County Jail for Unlawful Manufacture of Marijuana and Unlawful Possession of marijuana.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.

Courtesy of JoCo Sheriffs Office