Burglarized store fights back with hidden GPS September 26, 2007Posted by Rich in : GPS asset tracking , trackback
An Indiana store popular with thieves turned the tables on them by hiding GPS tracking devices amidst their merchandise. Last Friday, during burglary number six, thieves unwittingly took a set of woodworking tools with a little electronic extra, planted by store owner Chris Rowland.
The devices informed Rowland that the stolen items were at an apartment complex less than half a mile from his store. Later, the devices showed the merchandise had been moved to a house in Lawrence. Rowland called police, who recovered the merchandise…
Tracking devices are getting small enough to tackle this sort of job. If it will hold a cell phone, it will hold a GPS tracking device.