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Stolen truck containing shipment of LG G2 units found

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Stolen truck containing shipment of LG G2 units found
You might remember that on Saturday, we told you the story about the truck driver that had to answer when nature called only to come out of the bathroom to find out that his truck was stolen. And no, this truck didn't contain a bunch of melons for the market, or something with little value like the latest Katy Perry album. This truck had a payload consisting of 22,500 LG G2 handsets. At least the thieves went for a top-shelf model that is well spec'd.

The truck was stolen in Gary, Indiana enroute to a Sprint distribution facility in Louisville, Kentucky. The FBI was called in to find the truck and its cargo, worth over $12 million (only $4.5 million with a signed two-year contract!)

We are thrilled to report that the truck has been found with all of those LG G2 units intact. 40-year old Juan Perez Gonzalez was arrested, but has already bonded out of jail. Gonzalez allegedly stole the truck and then crashed it into a utility pole. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, receipt of stolen property and theft by unlawful taking. Law-enforcement officials believe that Gonzalez had accomplices. A number of police agencies are still working the case.

Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

source: WDRB

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posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:12 1

3. aybabtu (Posts: 2; Member since: 27 Oct 2013)

I prefer raw potatoes.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:14 1

4. eisenbricher (Posts: 973; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


posted on 29 Oct 2013, 03:18 3

10. Damitel (Posts: 66; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)

...But he must be stupid even though he may not accept it to have done that. What on earth made him think he can achieve his aims, Smartphones are dictectives themselves.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 03:51

11. zunaidahmed (Posts: 1042; Member since: 24 Dec 2011)

what's 'dictectives?'

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 09:29 2

19. Damitel (Posts: 66; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)

Smartphones are not BAGS OF MELONS, the company at least has a way to trace them through some means.

posted on 30 Oct 2013, 06:56

27. CHEFJEFF (Posts: 147; Member since: 22 Sep 2009)

Reading is fundamental...Hooked on Phonics worked for me!

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:26

5. tiara6918 (Posts: 2111; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)

I wonder what's gonna happen to those units now...

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 04:36 4

13. andynaija (Posts: 982; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)

They'll probably still be sold in stores like they were initially...

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:30 1

6. kanagadeepan (Posts: 981; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)

May be he has read all our comments about uselessness of stealing CDMA phones and so he lost all his hope and met with an accident...

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 10:05

21. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

You guys do understand that you can unlock most Sprint high-end phones and use them anywhere, right?

LG added GSM/EDGE/HSPA support to the Sprint G2 and the iPhone and Galaxy devices for Sprint will also work in other countries. Sprint is currently suing handset traffickers that steal Sprint phones and ship them overseas where they can get over $1000 per phone.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:30 1

7. asingha94 (Posts: 295; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)


posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:49

8. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

So fast..

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 02:55 1

9. GeekMovement (unregistered)

I don't understand the motives of these criminals, they're so stupid. Mental facility must be his next home destination.

Ps. no wonder it's been taking forever for Sprint to get the LG G2 loll

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 04:01 2

12. shahrooz (Posts: 785; Member since: 17 Sep 2013)

lol, so many noob criminals...

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 04:46 9

14. nvrhde (Posts: 77; Member since: 10 Nov 2012)

Real news
The truck was taken to NSA facility and they implatentd a microchip inside every phone.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:59 1

15. Sondae (Posts: 291; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)

Well at least this crook brought to jail.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 06:12 2

16. Finest (Posts: 90; Member since: 16 Aug 2013)

stupid he could've parked it somewhere or rent a garage then sell those g2's one by one
dumb driver that's one in a lifetime chance. The next Fast and the Furious might be based on this story lol

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 08:43 1

17. DONUT (Posts: 433; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

LMAO @ Katy Perry shade kiiiiii

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 09:28 1

18. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Stealing "Tracking devcies" isn't iNtelligent idea. Smartphones are tracking devcies just like ankle bracelet trackers only with a difference -- you pay a lot to get them :)

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 09:57

20. rabidhunter (Posts: 90; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)

Theft by unlawful taking... Interesting and archaic charges.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 10:24 1

22. W.P._Android_in_that_Order (Posts: 208; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)

I agree with @Donut.

Katy Perry albums are worthless. funny.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 11:32

23. PBXtech (Posts: 1032; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)

Biggest mistake was making a stop in Gary, Indiana.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 17:53

24. btbotimtim (Posts: 257; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)

Is he going to get a charge of stealing 12 million? lol

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 17:57

25. MyJobSux (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)

I dont understand how he got bail already. Could be the NSA post has more truth to it than the rest of yall think.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 19:35

26. PK1983 (Posts: 215; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)

Stealing a CDMA phone that is what I call smart!

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