Second Time Lucky


A recent Brickbat told of how Danny Westneat used the GPS tracker on his wife's stolen iPhone to locate and follow a van containing the phone. Despite doing all their work for them, Westneat was unable to get Seattle police to do anything. Well, just a few says later, a woman called to report a suspicious van in her neighborhood. This time, she was able to get a police car to respond, and the officer immediately recognized it as one fitting numerous wanted bulletins. Yeah, it was the same van Westneat had tried and failed to get them to stop. It turns out the people in it are suspects in hundreds of vehicle break ins.