Teen Burglar Leaves Homework at Crime Scene
Police arrest 18-year-old in connection with break-in
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted May 14, 2012 2:54 PM CDT
Don't leave one of these behind when you burgle someone, kids.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Pro tip for the world's burglars: Try to avoid leaving incriminating evidence, like fingerprints, DNA, or a backpack containing your schoolwork at the scene. Utah police responding to a burglary this weekend found a backpack left behind in the targeted home's backyard, the AP reports. Inside was a USB drive full of homework that they tracked back to the suspect.

Police were called in after a 75-year-old man awoke to find someone rooting through his desk. The intruder punched the man and took off, apparently abandoning the backpack along the way. Using the info on the USB drive, police found and arrested 18-year-old Dallas Naljahih on suspicion of the crime. When they arrived at Naljahih's home they found him asleep—along with evidence linking him to the burglary.

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Ellie Oaks
Jun 23, 2014 5:09 PM CDT
Burglary can happen anytime because criminals are to be found everywhere right? So what's the big deal with this? Of course, basically it's all about your safety!! What if you witness personally burglars breaking into your house and practically you would get hysterical and with that I'm pretty sure you wouldn't have an ample amount of time to call help and most impossibly would be to call 911 right? So with this situation, I came to a thought of looking for some app which would help me in times of emergencies like this and fortunately I found Safetrec and Safekidzone at Google Play which happens to be available at all app stores. Just a click would save me you from harm, trust me. Simply click this links to know more. http://safekidzone.com/#!/page_home and www.safetrec.com
cheongyei
May 14, 2012 6:29 PM CDT
Check the last name - sounds like the son of a terrorist.
DarkFrancis
May 14, 2012 5:30 PM CDT
You see what happens, Larry?