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.