Police: Stolen cellphone helped track burglar

Police say they tracked down the suspect who broke into a Hicksville cellphone store with the help of a tracking device on one of the

Police say they tracked down the burglar who broke into a Hicksville cellphone store with the help of a tracking device on one of the phones that was stolen.

Police say they tracked down the burglar who broke into a Hicksville cellphone store with the help of a tracking device on one of the phones that was stolen. (4/19/15)

HICKSVILLE - Police say they tracked down the suspect who broke into a Hicksville cellphone store with the help of a tracking device on one of the phones that was stolen.

Investigators say 32-year-old Christopher Lide, of Hempstead, broke into an AT&T shop on Saturday morning. He allegedly stole cash, several phones and iPad devices.

Investigators say they used a tracking device in one of the stolen phones to find Lide later that day. Lide was arrested on the Southern State Parkway.

Lide is being charged with third-degree burglary.

 

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