Selfies taken on the stolen phone have helped police charge a girl over a break-in at Manunda.
The 16-year-old girl is accused of stealing a mobile phone during the break-in at the home on Saturday.
Police were able to use investigative techniques to locate the phone at a White Rock address.
It is alleged selfies taken by the girl were found on the device.
The girl has been charged with one count of receiving tainted property and will appear before Cairns Children’s Court today.