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iPhone tracking app led police to Las Vegas home invasion suspects

07/23/2016 at 4:31 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

A family was tied up, pistol-whipped and held at gunpoint early Monday by a group of three people who ransacked a south valley home and made off with money, electronics and at least six firearms, according to an arrest report released Thursday.

Two men – Jonathan Mika, 34, and Dominic Maratita, 41 – were taken into custody later that morning, thanks to a ‘Find My iPhone’ signal from one of the family’s stolen iPhones, which pinpointed the pair’s location.

At the pair’s location – a far-southwest valley apartment that Maratita was renting – police found “all firearms, electronics and identification items” that were taken from the family during the home invasion, the report reads.

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