NEW ORLEANS – A “possible career criminal” was arrested early Saturday morning after he stole an iPhone that had a tracking device on it, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Around 1:10 a.m., the victim was at a club in the 400 block of Bourbon Street when she realized both her wallet and iPhone were missing from her purse, police said.
Police were immediately able to get the suspects location using the victim’s tracking device.
The suspect was at the gas station at St. Louis and North Rampart Streets when police dialed the victim’s phone number and watched Travis Henderson, 30, reach for the phone in his pants pocket, police said.
Henderson was arrested for simple robbery when the victim’s phone, credit cards, debit card and driver’s license were all found on him.
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