CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — A couple faces burglary fees sooner or later after a damage-in, all due to the fact the homeowner took motion early.
Rich Lindsey is a Cherokee County resident. He says his cellular smartphone helped solve a crime.
“Whether you lose it or whether it’s stolen, it is an excellent tool on the way to find a missing product,” Lindsey said.
Lindsey’s home on County Road 22 became broken into Monday morning. Thieves stole earrings and a tablet.
“When we observed that the iPad was missing I used the ‘notify me while found characteristic’ to alert me of the place of the iPad as quickly because it turned into turned on,” Lindsey said.
Later that day Lindsey was given a notification. A locator function he enabled on the cellphone pinpointed the tool in Cedartown, Georgia.
“Investigator Stepps and Monroy went to that place where it becomes located at and become able to recognize each suspect alongside all of the belongings that changed into missing,” Chief Investigator Michael Green stated.
Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver says it facilitates while regulation enforcement is given an correct description of the stolen gadgets and serial numbers.
“If we have a serial range we can input it into the National Crime Center Database. And if a person comes throughout that piece of assets, they can discover who it was stolen from,” Shaver said.
It also enables to recollect to fasten your doorways and to ensure your alarm device is turned on. Also, deputies say submitting a report while gadgets flip up lacking can assist hold everything on the report.
Law enforcement charged William A. Brown of Forsyth, Georgia and Amanda S. Davis of Cedartown, Georgia with 1/3 diploma burglary and first-degree robbery of assets.
The couple might be extradited to the Cherokee County Detention Center once they’re released from the Polk County Jail.