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Will the police track a stolen phone?

I stole a phone from work and now I'm scared to use it because I think they'll track me down then arrest me. I have it off with the battery out. Will the police track it for a long time? What can I do?

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    Paul Richmond | Law Office of Paul Richmond
    2023 E. Sims #263
    Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (360) 379-5575
    Return the phone. Does anyone even check these before they're posted? Available for Representation and Consultation.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 3/23/2013
    William R. Pelger | Pelger Law
    2108 West Street
    Munhall, PA 15120
    (412) 461-1900
    I never thought a phone could be tracked unless it was used . Hopefully it has on GPS device in it. You really shouldn't talk about it over the internet. Return the phone or get it out of your possession.
    Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania - Replied: 3/22/2013
    Mel Dunn | Mel Dunn
    100 N. Center
    Casper, WY 82601
    (307) 267-7758
    Is it a cell phone?
    Answer Applies to: Wyoming - Replied: 3/22/2013
    Mark Thiessen | Mark Thiessen, Attorney at Law
    1017 Heights Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77008
    (713) 428-2322
    I guess they could if they wanted to. But depending on the victim they may hire someone.
    Answer Applies to: Texas - Replied: 3/22/2013
    Craig Andersen | Andersen Law PLLC
    10000 NE 7th Ave Suite 330B
    Vancouver, WA 98685
    (360) 397-0111
    If the phone is on or has a battery supply, it can be tracked if the GPS is enabled. Your best bet is to return the phone and hope not to be caught.
    Answer Applies to: Washington - Replied: 3/22/2013
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