A CBS 3 I-Team investigation revealed that cell phone thefts rose 31 percent last year on SEPTA routes, prompting the transit authority to begin warning riders how to protect themselves.
The line began forming at 5 a.m. outside the Verizon store at 17th and Market.
We all know it’s unsafe and even illegal to use a hand-held cell phone while driving. A new mobile application just for drivers promises to keep you informed at all times, and you don’t have to touch your hand-held device.
Police in Upper Darby were able to make a high-tech arrest by utilizing technology inside the same cell phone that a suspect had stolen from a homeowner.
Montgomery County authorities say a cell phone placed behind the walls of the county prison led them to a convicted felon who is now charged in connection with a Norristown murder in October.
SEPTA riders are being warned after thieves have been targeting passengers’ cell phones and other devices in record numbers.