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Technology Helps Stolen Ipod Get Returned

A stolen Ipod found its way back to its owner thanks to technology. Grass Valley Police Sgt Steve Johnson says that in April a report was taken of a stolen Ipod from a lock at Sierra College. Apparently the thief then sold the device to a local pawn shop and someone else then purchased it from the pawn shop. Fortunately the original victim had reported the stolen Ipod to Itunes.
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

The officer was able to get information about the person who sold the Ipod to the pawn shop.
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

Trenton Shoopman was arrested and charged with allegedly receiving known stolen property.
Click here to listen to Sgt. Steve Johnson

Sgt. Johnson says that the arrest never would have occurred if the owner of the Ipod had not registered the device.

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