Thwarted

    They’re not so useless afterall. A car alarm in Chester County triggered the arrest of a burglar over the weekend.

     

    A 5 a.m. phone call to 911 about a blaring alarm in Glenmoore landed a 19-year-old in jail. Police found the suspect with the help of a description from the 911 caller, and found several stolen items from nearby homes and cars in the man’s possession, reports the Inquirer.

    Residents of West Whiteland Township’s Evian development have probably never been more grateful for their neighbor’s annoying car alarm.

    Feed the Feed: Does the sound of a car alarm make you think there’s trouble?

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