A stolen cell phone report leads to an arrest on multiple charges
On Sunday, Bowling Green police received a call of a robbery at an apartment on Chestnut Street.
The victim said a black man pointed a gun at his head when his phone and money were stolen. The victim also told police three males, two black and one white left the scene in a light blue Ford, four-door car.
The victim began tracking his stolen cell phone using, "Find my iPhone."
Police went to arrest Lee Hartz who was yelling profane speech toward officers in a non-compliant manner. Hartz attempted to turn away from an officer and spit toward his face.
During a search of the vehicle, officers located a 9mm KelTec handgun underneath the driver's seat. Hartz stated that everything in the vehicle was his including the handgun. Police found marijuana, a digital scale, a glass pipe, and other drug related items in the car.
Police say Hartz confessed to using a handgun while stealing money from the victim. Hartz said he and a juvenile split the money stolen from the victim and said he spent some of his money at a store out near the "country."
Hartz and a juvenile were arrested. Hartz is charged with robbery, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest, drug paraphernalia buy/possess and possession of marijuana.