February 14. A team of FBI agents again stakes out the apartment complex. This time agents walk through the complex with a hand-held signal strength meter. They are able to precisely pinpoint the fugitive's location.

February 15. After midnight, in the early morning of the 15th, FBI agents arrest Kevin Mitnick. The fugitive has been on the run for more than two years. Hours after the arrest, another voice mail message is left on Tsutomu's computer, saying it "was all a joke" and pleading not to send the FBI after the caller.