Ecuador: Assailants Use GPS Systems to Map Escape Routes

Posted on August 5, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

According to police apprehended a robber that was involved with four other men in an assault on an Ecuadorian citizen who had just drawn $2,200 from the Bank of Guayaquil in the commercial center of California Park. Police say when they caught the fifth robber they discovered that the gang of robbers were using a Global Positioning System (GPS) to plan their escape after committing crimes. During the arrest, police confiscated a GPS system, two portable radios, 29 9-millimeter ammunitions, and ten 12-millimeter cartridges.Read Article

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