Two Oakland men were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly broke into a Fremont home that housed a marijuana grow operation, police said.
At 2:23 a.m., a resident on Lake Mead Drive reported hearing a loud crash. They saw a neighbor's garage door had been pried open and two people inside the home, police said.
Officers set up a perimeter and, with help from a California Highway Patrol helicopter, searched the area. At 3:52 a.m., they located and arrested one suspect at a nearby home, police said.
At 4:45 a.m., an officer located the second suspect at a home nearby on Lake Candlewood Drive. The suspect surrendered and was arrested, police said.
One suspect, a 32-year-old man from Oakland, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, burglary and auto theft. The second suspect, a 31-year-old man from Oakland, was arrested on suspicion of burglary, police said.
According to police, during an investigation, officers located a marijuana grow operation at the burglarized house on Lake Mead Drive. They also located a stolen vehicle nearby that was associated with the suspects, police said.