Oakland: Two men arrested after police search hotel for explosives


Two men were arrested in Oakland after police searched for explosives and evacuated a hotel on Monday night.

(CHP Golden Gate Division)

The investigation began when California Highway Patrol officers tried to stop a Honda CRV at about 4:43 a.m. on Sunday.

The driver would not yield, according to CHP, and led them on a short pursuit before he was stopped.

During a search of his vehicle, CHP found materials associated with making explosives.

CHP Golden Gate Division obtained a search warrant for a hotel room the suspect shared in Oakland with his father, Ronald Guy. On Monday evening, CHP and Oakland police evacuated part of the hotel.

The investigation began near the 1700 block of Embarcadero at about 7:05 p.m., according to Oakland police.

Jeremy Guy and Ronald Guy, from Riverbank, Calif., were arrested for having destructive devices and materials used to make destructive devices.

CHP and Oakland police are currently investigating the incident.

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