By KABC staff
PASADENA, California (KABC) – A dog’s GPS-enabled collar helped police in Pasadena track down a suspect accused of stealing a car with a pet inside.
Last week, police said, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in a neighborhood near the 1000th block of E. Union Street.
When officers arrived, police said the suspect was with the victim’s vehicle, which had the dog inside. According to police, the suspect also left another stolen vehicle.
Investigators said the dog – named Kazoo – had a special collar that could give them the precise location using GPS technology of not only the dog, but the suspect and the vehicle that was hit. steal.
Officers were able to track the GPS tracker with the help of the Los Angeles Police Department. The suspect was eventually found about 30 miles away near El Segundo.
He was suspected of being arrested and Kazoo, along with the victim’s vehicle, were both returned to the owner.
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