Cell phone tracks down 2 burglary suspects

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Damien Armour (left) and Raul Montiel By Jennifer Thomas Damien Armour (left) and Raul Montiel By Jennifer Thomas
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Scottsdale police officers arrested two burglary suspects after a victim used his cell phone's tracking program to find their location.

Officers responded to a burglary at a home near Thunderbird Road and 87th Street just before midnight on Sunday.

The victims told the officers that they had scared off two males who were in the backyard attempting to get into their home through a sliding glass door.

After the suspects left, the victims noticed that they had gained entry into a separate part of the home, according to the Scottsdale Police Department. The suspects reportedly took personal property and electronic devices, including a cell phone.

A possible suspect vehicle was described as a white and brown minivan that was seen leaving the area.

During the investigation, one of the victims used the tracking program for his cell phone and found the phone was in the area of Scottsdale Road and Mayo Boulevard. Officers were dispatched to that area and found a minivan matching the suspect vehicle.

Officers stopped the vehicle and found items from the burglary.

Raul Montiel, 19, of Mesa, and Damien Armour, 22, of Gilbert, were taken into custody and booked into the Scottsdale Jail on a burglary charge.