South Jordan Burglers Get Caught Through the “Find My iPhone” App
A 63-year-old man and his wife, awoke to a crashing noise and thought something hit the house. By the time they got to the front door, someone had already taken a cellphone, wallet and vehicle keys. They called police around 4:05 a.m. to report a burglary in progress. When officers arrived in the neighborhood near 5000 West and 10400 South, they spotted a woman sitting in a car nearby, questioned her and determined she was involved in the crime, according to police. Officers found a second woman hiding behind a nearby house, police said. A man was later found hiding in a window well several houses east of the victims’ residence. The homeowner was able to lead the police to at least one of the burglars using the “Find my iPhone” app on his wife’s phone. Get the full story here.
Man Tires to Smuggle Crocodile Carcass, Claims it’s a Gift for his Mother
A 44-year-old man was stopped after taking a flight via St Petersburg from Mauritius, where he had bought the crocodile for $25 US as a gift for his mother. The crocodile’s head is stuffed while the skin of the rest of its body is still attached. Nile crocodiles are threatened with extinction and therefore stand on a list of protected species. The man now faces a court process for attempting to smuggle illegal goods into the country. The crocodile has been seized and will not be returned to him after the court case’s conclusion. Get the full story here.