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COPY-COPY-Car GPS helps catch Tenn. fugitive in Van Buren

Associated Press - August 31, 2009 10:14 AM ET

VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - Van Buren police used a vehicle's anti-theft GPS system to do more than solve a property crime. They arrested a fugitive from Tennessee wanted for attempted murder.

Investigators used the GPS and 31-year-old James Morgan's cell phone to track him to his sister-in-law's home in Van Buren on Saturday.

Morgan, of Union City, Tenn., took about 20 minutes to emerge from Becky Morgan's house. The sister-in-law said she didn't know James Morgan was wanted until she saw the police cars outside the house.

Another suspect, 30-year-old Christopher J. Sims of Tiptonville, Tenn., was arrested in Conway a few days after the stabbing.

The stabbing victim, 29-year-old Clayton Roberson of Union City, is recovering.

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