Cops: 16-Year-Old Putnam Girl Stole iPhones

The Carmel Police Department provided the following information. It does not indicate a conviction.

A Mahopac teenager is facing two counts of petit larcey after police traced a pair of stolen iPhones to her, officials said.

Carmel Police received a complaint about the "apparent theft" of I-phones from the girls locker room at Mahopac High School at about 1 p.m. Oct. 2, Chief Mike Johnson said in a statement released Thursday. 

"One of the I-phones had an app that Apple offers, which traces the location of the I-phone on GPS," authorities said. "Officer Murphy ... responded to a residence on Austin Road, in which the app indicated that the phone was located, and interviewed three male students who advised the officer of the location of the alleged female suspect who stole the phones."

Murphy interviewed the girl at her home and she admitted to the thefts, according to police. Both of the iPhones were recovered.

Officials charged charged the teen, who they did not name, with two counts of petit larceny, misdemeanors, and released her pending an Oct. 30 appearance in Carmel Justice Court.


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