California police use GPS to track down accused porch pirate in Anaheim

California police use GPS to track down accused porch pirate in Anaheim
Leonard Ramos is accused of stealing a package that contained a GPS tracker. (Anaheim Police Department/Anaheim Police Department)

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A California man is accused of stealing a bait package with a GPS locator planted by authorities.

Leonard Ramos, 34, was arrested at 5 a.m. Saturday by Anaheim police after he allegedly moved a package and activated the tracking device, The Orange County Register reported.

The package had been planted at the doorstep of a home, Anaheim police spokesman Sgt. Shane Carringer told the newspaper.

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“Officers contacted him on foot and recovered the package,” Carringer told the Register.

Ramos was booked into the Orange County Sheriff’s Intake Release Center and held in lieu of $20,000 bail, according to jail records.