PATTERSON (CBS13) — Deputies arrested three people Sunday in connection to an attempted burglary at a marijuana grow site near Patterson, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said.
The incident happened at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning in the 3600 block of Fig Avenue, just west of Elm Avenue.
Authorities said 12 people wearing masks and armed with guns entered a legal indoor commercial grow site with the intention of burglarizing the place. On-site security called 911 and law enforcement arrived and set up a perimeter.
Originally, the sheriff’s office said five people were taken into custody and multiple firearms have been recovered. The department later corrected that only three people had been detained and arrested.
All the suspects arrested were from the Bay Area.
A total of two AK-47s, one AR-15 and at least three handguns were seized by deputies.
There is no word yet on the remaining potential suspects. No injuries were reported in this incident