PHOTOS: Merced County Sheriff
On September 12, dispatch received a call from a resident on the 2100 block of Fern Street claiming that two people were looting his house.
The suspects took off running when deputies arrived.
After establishing a perimeter, Deputy Dustin Witt and his K-9 partner, Banshee, began tracking them.
One of them, identified as 45-year-old Jolene Owens, was found hiding in a tent trailer at another home on Fern Street and was taken into custody.
The second suspect, 32-year-old Nicholas Brown, was found in the Beachwood area a short time later and also arrested.
Both face felony charges of burglary.