A Vacaville teen was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property after a cell phone app led police to the stolen property.
According to the Daily Republic, a Vacaville woman dropped her children off at a day care center located on Stanford Street early Thursday morning. When she returned to her car she found her purse, as well as her cell phone inside her purse, had been stolen from her car.
The woman went to work and was able to access an Internet application online that located her cell phone through its GPS system. According to the application, the cell phone was on Boone Court, not far away from the location of the day care.
According to the Daily Republic, police were notified and went to Boone Court where they saw Jimmie Primus, 18, walking in the area. Police found Primus in possession of the cell phone and arrested him. Police also found the woman’s purse a short time later.
The Reporter, GPS leads Vacaville police to suspect
The Daily Republic, App leads to arrest in Vacaville