Two men arrested at Antioch marijuana property


Police arrested two men and recovered an estimated $300,000 worth of marijuana from a grow operation at a house in Antioch on Sunday night.

Yaoying Yang, 44, of San Francisco, and Jincheng Ye, 48, of Oakland, were arrested after officers responded at about 11 p.m. Sunday to the 5200 block of Delta View Way on a report of a possible marijuana grow house, Antioch police said.

Officers found marijuana was being cultivated in the house and seized about 300 plants from the property, as well as more than 100 pounds of processed marijuana, according to police.

The case remains under investigation by the Antioch Police Department’s special operations unit. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Mortimer at (925) 779-6941.

People wishing to remain anonymous can text a tip to 274637 with the keyword “ANTIOCH.”

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