Stolen cell phone helps police capture burglary suspects

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Police used a stolen cell phone to track down and capture a crew of thieves. 

It started with a burglary at a Verizon phone store in Bethlehem. According to investigators, the trio of burglars tried to get away by fleeing into neighboring Gwinnett County where police canines played a big role in their take down.

Barrow County Sheriff Jud Smith told FOX 5 News his deputies followed the pings of the stolen cell phone to the area of Five Forks Trickum Road near Patterson. Police captured one man as the trio bailed out their vehicle.The other two fled into the woods and nearby neighborhoods.