Flight attendant arrested after app finds lost iPad in her house

Wendy Ronelle Dye 
By: David Ross 

With so many reports of stolen iPhone and iPads, many applications have been launched to track down the stolen devices.

Now, the “My iPad“ app was used by an airline passenger to track his stolen iPad.

A man from Nevada was flying with Horizon Air Airlines, when he left his iPad on his seat while going to the restroom. When he came back his iPad was gone. Later he used an application to find his iPad, which was located in the house of a flight attendant who works with Horizon Air, owned by Alaska Airlines.

The flight attended from Portland Oregon was identified as 43-year-old Wendy Ronelle Dye. She was arrested on Friday. Dye told police that travelers on the aircraft said they found the tablet on a seat and gave it to her, and she had planned to turn it over to the airline eventually and had not used

However, police found her personal information on it, including her husband's birthday, officer Kler said. After the arrest Dye was suspended from her job as a flight attendant.