Man Charged With Stealing Tracking Device

Man Is Arrested and Charged With Stealing Computerized Tracking
Device; Cops Turned on Device to Find Him

The Associated Press

JANESVILLE, Wis. Sept. 1

To track down this alleged thief, all police had to do was flick on a

A 40-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a
computerized tracking device that uses a global positioning system to
keep track of jail prisoners on home detention.

"He apparently didn't know what he had because he would be awfully
stupid to steal a tracking device," said correctional officer Thomas
Roth, who runs the home detention program at the Rock County Jail.
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