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Burglar Leaves Phone Charging in Home He Robbed

A man in Silver Spring, Maryland, is under arrest for multiple burglaries. Police caught him because he left his cell phone charging in one home as he robbed it: Police say that Wilkins’s home lost power in the storm and that he needed a place – anyplace, it seems – to charge his phone. In his [...]

He Had to Steal to Pay for His Defense

Michael Elias of San Antonio, Texas has been arrested several times for a string of burglaries over several months. His latest arrest was for two burglaries, one in June and the other in November. Police said they recovered fingerprints from both locations that later proved to be Elias’s. The affidavit shows that after his arrest, Elias told [...]