Items tagged with Burglary

Breaking into and stealing from a dead guy's home ranks only slightly higher on the total pole of shame than robbing someone's grave. Be that as it may, it's being reported that the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs was burglarized a month ago, during which time the robber stole over $60,000 worth of "computers and personal items." Details or the burglary are just now coming to light, and on August 2, a suspect named Kariem McFarlin was arrested in connection with the crime. McFarlin is currently being held on $500,000 bail. If found guilty and convicted, he could face a potential prison sentence... Read more...
A woman may have her dog to thank for catching a burglar. It's not, however, because the dog himself caught the burglar, but instead because the iCam application she used on her iPhone to monitor her dog clued her into a burglary. The iCam app runs on both Android and iPhone. Claire, who did not want her last name released, downloaded the app so she could peek in on her dog while she was away. She said, "It's creepy. I've never had a house broken in to. He went through my drawers, my jewelry. He even touched my clothes and pillow." Claire used iCam and activated her computer's webcam, possibly... Read more...