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Thieves forget remote in TV heist, cops use it to nab them

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Thieves who stole a TV in Barron County last summer left the remote behind and police used it to nab two teens.

Prosecutors said Shane Gust and Jordan Wittwer, both 19, from Chippewa Falls, broke into the home of a man who used to date Gust's sister and they took a 27-inch TV and other items.

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Police said they acted on a tip when they went to Gust's house, and used the victim's remote to turn on the TV.

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