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Tech Savvy Victim Nabs Alleged Burglar Among Top 2012 Stories

Patch will be counting down the top Greendale stories of 2012 leading up to New Year Day. Today's story features a man who was able to find his stolen computer with his iPhone.

Greendale had its fair share of news coming from Southridge Mall, Downtown Greendale and some crime. We will be counting down the top 10 most read Greendale stories of 2012 leading up to New Years Day.

Number 9:

A 23-year-old Greendale man was facing charges after he burglarized the home of a tech savvy man who was able to find his stolen computer with his iPhone.

On June 30, the victim and his wife were in northern Wisconsin when he decided to check his home computer with his iPhone. The computer was off line and the phone was unable to connect, which the man found odd because he could connect with it earlier in the day.

The couple went home and discovered someone had broken in and stole the computer, jewelry and a signed Pittsburgh Pirates baseball.

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