It’s another case closed for Find My iPhone. Hollywood police, along with the owner of a stolen iPhone, used the free app to track down the device and ended up nabbing four robbers in the process.
CBS Los Angeles reports that an LAPD helicopter helped officers locate the thieves in a parked car on Santa Monica Boulevard early this morning. Inside the vehicle, they found the phone in question along with other devices and wallets also stolen by the crooks over the weekend. The fact that the ne’er-do-wells hadn’t thought to turn off the iPhone leads up to believe they weren’t exactly master criminals.
Find My iPhone leads L.A. cops to cache of stolen goods originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.