Hotel room burglary leads to Folsom woman’s arrest
April 17, 2018
A Folsom, Calif., woman is in custody in connection with a hotel room burglary that occurred more than a year ago.
Taylor R. Atkinson, 26, was taken into custody Friday in Yolo County, Calif., on a Tahoe Township Justice Court warrant.
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Atkinson was involved the theft of a room card at Mont Bleu Hotel-Casino on Dec. 6, 2016.
The couple who rented the room said they parked their luggage inside that afternoon. When they returned that evening, they found their luggage was missing.
Aiding in tracking those responsible for the thefts was the couple's son, who used the "Find My iPad" application.
Atkinson was one of two people spotted on security footage getting off an elevator that evening on the floor where the luggage had been taken, and then getting back on with luggage matching that stolen, according to sheriff's deputies.
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