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Officers Use GPS to Track Down Teenagers Attackers
Police say, officers were able to catch a teenagers attacker by following the GPS in his phone.
According to the police report, officers responded to an armed robbery in the 600 block of NW 143rd just after 9:00pm Wednesday night.
Police said three teenagers were getting out of a car, when they were approached by two men armed with guns demanding money and their cellphones. The teens handed the items over and the suspects fled.
Investigators said the victims were able to give a good description of the suspect's vehicle and one of the teenagers was able to track his cellphone via GPS and pass along the location to officers.
A patrol officer spotted the suspect vehicle's near NW 116th Street and Walker and got into a brief foot pursuit with the suspects.
Officers arrested Jarrod Truss, 21, and Quinton Draper, 21. Detectives said they were able to link Truss and Draper to another
robbery that happened Wednesday night in the 12800 block of North Stratford Drive.
The pair was arrested on multiple complaints of robbery with a firearm.
Posted: Thursday, October 11 2012, 10:53 AM CDT
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Civil Air Patrol helps asses Okla. tornado damage
May 25, 2013 18:12 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- The Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol Wing is helping the Federal Emergency Management Agency by going door-to-door to help assess damage from the killer tornado that struck Moore.
Lt. Col. Dave Roberts says the work began Wednesday to photograph the estimated 12,00 homes damaged by the tornadoes in Moore and south Oklahoma City.
He says the CAP has been taking an average of 500 photos per day and hopes to triple that amount Saturday with the addition of more volunteers.
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