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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Sierra Vistapolice arrested a burglary suspect and tracked down stolen items with the helpof a phone application.

The victim toldpolice her purse,medication, several pieces of jewelry and iPad were missing from her home inthe 2900 block of East Wilcox Drive on March 10.

Detectivesused an iPhone application to locate the victim's iPad, then set upsurveillance and activated the iPad's audible alarm to locate it, along withother reported stolen property, according to a news release.

Authoritiesarrested Jose Alberto Mendez, 31, at a local motel on charges of burglary andtheft.

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