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GPS app helps police find and arrest burglars

Original post made on Jan 23, 2014

With the help of a GPS-tracking application, "Find My iPhone," police arrested a man and woman who stole thousands of dollars of electronics from a Palo Alto business.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 23, 2014, 9:20 AM

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Posted by Baroness
a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 23, 2014 at 10:57 am

Whoa...meth face!


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Posted by Yes, Meth Face For Sure
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:19 am

Ha, I agree, that's a meth face! What a shame - she could be so pretty! Wow, they traveled all the way from Vallejo. Thanks, Apple and the PAPD.


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Posted by parent
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:29 am

Android cell phones and tablets have a similar feature called "Android Device Manager", but it is turned off by default. Enable it in your device settings beforehand if want to track your device if it gets lost or stolen.


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Posted by james
a resident of Monroe Park
on Jan 23, 2014 at 1:10 pm

They were in a parking lot across the street from the Palo Alto Court House. When "the woman returned to the car" (Starr), she was leaving the Court house from a drug related case. That's why they were in Palo Alto.


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Posted by RickAnderson
a resident of another community
on Jan 24, 2014 at 4:10 am

A mobile application associated with GPS tracker help police to nab the suspect! I think everyone should take advantage of these apps to activate them on our Smart phone to reduce the possibilities of theft which leads to privacy exploitation.
silent-pocket.com


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