We like to give advice to the less perfect here, principally because the perfect tend not to feel they need advice.
When it comes to those who rob, pilfer, or otherwise break the law, we tend to suggest that they don't taunt the police. Another suggestion is to turn off your phone.
This latter suggestion might have been useful for two men who stand accused of taking things that weren't theirs from a car.
Police in Fresno, Calif., say that a 911 operator received a call. No one was on the other end.