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Cellphones may be one of the great conveniences of the past 20 years, but they continue to be an absolute nightmare for criminals, who seem to get caught on a weekly basis because of some sort of cellphone mishap.The latest case came last week in Minnesota where two burglary suspects were apprehended after one of them accidentally butt-dialed 911 during the crime. I hope it’s OK to say butt-dialed in the newspaper.According to Maplewood Police Chief Paul Schnell, the 911 dispatcher stayed on the line after receiving the call. The police chief said it was “pretty clear based on the conversation that this was a burglary.”Thanks again to the trusty cellphone, the 911 dispatcher was able to pinpoint the location of the call and send officers to that spot.

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