News

Sep 17, 2011 2:17 PM by AP Posted by James H Egbert

Phone thief suspect sends victim a friend request

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado man is accused of stealing a woman's cell phone and then sending her a friend request on Facebook.

The Greeley Tribune reported Saturday that the victim awoke early one morning in her Greeley home to see
a man standing over her bed. When she screamed, the man grabbed her cell phone and fled.

She says she later received a Facebook friend request from a man she identified as the intruder.

Police say they located the man by tracking signals from the stolen phone and text messages to one of the victim's friends.

Authorities say 22-year-old Juan Gonzales Jr. was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft. No phone listing could be found for him and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney.



(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

»Comments

»Topics in this article

More News

Colorado
Story Photo

3 minutes ago

Explosives Found in Fountain

FOUNTAIN - A criminal investigation is underway into explosives found at a Fountain residence. The discovery happened shortly before 7 o'clock last...

Weather - Forecast
Story Photo

10 hours ago

Warm Till Saturday

Temperatures start to climb again for Friday and Saturday where many locations will be in the 70s. However, by Saturday, the clouds...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4