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Parolee arrested after dumping ankle bracelet

February 8, 2010 12:59:00 AM PST
A parolee was arrested in Burbank Saturday after he allegedly sawed off his ankle bracelet while riding on a commuter bus.Another passenger found the tracking device after Jonathan Schwartz got off the bus last Friday.

The bracelet, which was taken to the Burbank police station, showed obvious signs of being cut with a sharp tool

The state Department of Corrections traced the device to Schwartz, a sex registrant with past arrests for sexual assault and narcotics violations. Officers traced Schwartz to an address in Burbank, where he was taken into custody on a parole violation. He remains jailed without bail.