On Friday morning Elk Grove Police officers assisted Child Protective Services (CPS) in a welfare check on a home in the 8400 block of Kinder Lane. Officers discovered an active marijuana growing operation inside the home. 37 plants and 20 pounds of processed marijuana were confiscated. Police arrested 34 year old Neng Vang of Elk Grove. Police also discovered a loaded shotgun in one of the bedrooms. CPS took custody of the 5 children at the home. Vang was charged with felony child endangerment and misdemeanors for possession and cultivation, and was being held on $50,000 bail.