Police: suspect in i-Pad theft tracked down by GPS technology

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAIMANALO (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police say they used GPS technology to track down a suspect in an i-Pad theft case Saturday night.

A 48-year-old man told investigators his i-Pad was taken in a car break-in. Police say they were able to track the stolen property to a moving vehicle in Waimanalo using the victim's cell phone, which is equipped with a GPS tracker.

Officers pulled the vehicle over on Poliala Street and arrested Charmaine Kupahu, 21, on suspicion of second-degree theft and driving without a license. The i-Pad was recovered.

Police say the suspect also had two outstanding warrants.

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