Phone tracker leads to arrest of Roswell man

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A Roswell man was arrested May 1 after a stolen cellphone allegedly led police to him.

According to the victims, their Stoney Ridge Lane apartment was entered sometime in the night of April 30, while the residents were asleep. Taken were computers, credit cards and an Apple iPhone.

The victims told police they awoke and found the items missing. They were able to use the phone’s tracking software to follow it to a residence on Ashley Forest Drive in Roswell.

When the victims approached the apartment building, they said they saw two men they recognized as being former high school classmates. The suspects fled after a verbal altercation. Police were called.

A search of the suspects’ apartment turned up the missing items.

Brandon Russell Jones, 20, of Long Indian Creek Court, Johns Creek, was arrested for burglary.

MH 05-14-14