jamaicaplain writes: "Because tracking software was installed on a laptop, Boston Police report that, "On December 14, 2012, Detectives and Officers from East Boston arrested Peter Hilliard, 48 of Halifax on numerous charges including Gun Possession and Receiving Stolen Property. Days earlier, Hilliard allegedly broke into a house outside the city of Boston and stole an Apple MacBook Pro. Boston Police Detectives, using the tracking software in the computer were led to 247 Meridian Street, East Boston, where Hilliard allegedly dropped off the computer for servicing. Hilliard was arrested when he returned to pick up the computer. Detectives seized Hilliard’s vehicle (a 2007 Ford F-150) and obtained a search warrant. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the seizure of several high powered firearms, drugs and items with tags. Among the weapons recovered, a Bushmaster rifle and a Sig Sauer pistol. Hilliard was arraigned in East Boston and ordered held on $50,000 cash bail.""
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