“Because the watch had GPS capabilities, the woman checked to see where it was and discovered the stolen device was quickly heading north [toward a local Walmart], away from her house in East Redding, police said,” Gilmour reports. “The [responding] officer gave the woman a lift to the Walmart to see if they could identify the car she’d seen outside her home around the time of the reported burglary, and the woman ‘immediately saw the suspect vehicle parked in the parking lot,’ police said.”
“Police detained the two men as they left the 1996 Toyota 4Runner the woman had pointed out, according to the news release,” Gilmour reports. “As an officer interviewed the two men, he spotted the Apple Watch in one of their back pockets, police said. During the rest of that interview, the men, Mike Leyva, 43, and Marlin Pierson, 40, both of Redding, were caught in ‘enough lies that Leyva and Pierson ultimately admitted to their parts in the theft,’ according to the news release.”
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