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Phone locator helps APD make quick arrest

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Thanks to a phone locator, the Artesia Police Department was able to quickly arrest Eric L. Grado of Artesia for auto burglary, larceny ($250 or less) and theft of a credit card on the same day the crimes were committed.
“The burglary team continues to make progress holding those in our community accountable who have no regard for others’ property,” APD Sgt. Lindell Smith said. “They are well trained and want to do a good job at this. They have done well and will continue to do so.” … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.
According to the police report, on Wednesday, July 25, at approximately 8:36 a.m., APD officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of West Runyan Avenue in reference to an auto burglary that had already occurred.

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