Phone Locater Helps Track Des Moines Burglary Suspect

jima dak mugDES MOINES, Iowa — Officials say a cellphone locator app got a Des Moines family’s stolen property back.

Jima Dak, 20, has been charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into a home in the 2000 block of 40th Place.

The family woke up at about 3 a.m. to noises, found a door open and a purse missing.

A family member turned on a missing cellphone locator feature and police used it to track down Dak.

Police say Dak tried to run but officers caught up and arrested him.

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