Modesto Police: Stockton men arrested after stealing multiple chainsaws

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MODESTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Two Stockton men were arrested after allegedly stealing multiple chainsaws from a Modesto business early Tuesday morning, according to police.

The Modesto Police Department says its officers received an alarm activation call around 4:30 a.m. from Westurf Nursery on Claus Road and saw two men driving away after leaving the building.

After conducting a traffic stop, officers say they found multiple stolen chainsaws in the vehicle.

They then learned the suspects had cut the fence surrounding the nursery and broke a window to get inside, according to police.

Stockton residents Michael Carter, 40, and Adam Cox, 33, were arrested and charged on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy.

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