Modesto Police: Stockton men arrested after stealing multiple chainsaws

Local News

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.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't miss

More Featured

Latest News

More News