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.
When officers arrived they saw flashlights coming from inside the home, but the suspects fled the scene.
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.