JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police say a man picked up the wrong woman's phone.
The victim told police she left her phone at Aldi, 2610 S. Caraway, on Tuesday. When she went back to get it, the phone was gone.
Patrolman Joshua Landreth managed to find the phone using a tracking application. He tracked the phone on Wilkins, moving south at a "walking pace," according to the initial incident report.
Landreth contacted Officer Brian Arnold when the track showed the phone had stopped at an apartment in the 2200-block of Spence.
When Arnold went to the apartment, 33-year-old Juan Alonzo-Alonzo "answered the door with the phone in his hand," the report stated.
Alonzo-Alonzo reportedly told the officer he did not know whose phone it was and said he could not speak English very well.
Landreth told Arnold he had spoken to Alonzo-Alonzo on the phone requesting he give it back, but Alonzo-Alonzo refused, the report stated.
Arnold arrested Alonzo-Alonzo and took him to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office. He was cited with theft of property and given a $770 surety bond.
Did we mention the phone belonged to Officer Landreth's mother?
Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.
Join the conversation on Facebook: