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Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Fraud Charge for Cop

If you tell your boss you’re so sick you can’t possibly come into work, you probably shouldn’t post a selfie of you drinking a beer at the beach. Think of this as a much more serious version of that kind of screwup. A Pasadena police officer is facing up to six years in prison thanks to her participation in last …

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Florida Woman Texted “Driving Drunk Woo” Right Before Allegedly T-Boning a Truck and Killing Her Passenger

A person is dead thanks to the careless actions of a Florida woman, so there’s nothing funny about this story. But its sheer stupidity factor makes it important. In August of 2013, a 22-year-old woman ran a red light at 4:45 am and plowed her rented smart car into the side of a truck. She survived, the driver of the …

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Drunken iPhone/Android Debate Leads to Stabbing

In wait, so you’re telling me it didn’t happen in Florida? news, two men wound up bloody after a fight over smartphone supremacy turned violent. I know you probably regret your argument with Mark last weekend. I mean, you guys were both a little drunk and it was a dumb thing to argue about. And though you probably feel guilty, …

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Facebook Search Nabs $9 Robbers

Today’s idiot criminals busted with Facebook files serves up a real doozy. Let’s head to Weatherford, Texas, where two men have been arrested and charged with robbery after stealing $9 from a 59-year-old woman. According to police, 18-year-old Diamond Salinas and 20-year-old Tyler Tice have been booked, following an armed robbery that took place at a woman’s home. From the …

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Florida Sheriff Charging Teen with ‘Hacking': Change the Law If You’re Mad

Sheriff Chris Nocco of the Pasco County, Florida, Sheriff’s office isn’t all that concerned that his department is being mocked across the country. Last week, we told you about the department’s decision to charge a 14-year-old hacker mastermind with a felony after he infiltrated his school’s network and put hundreds of lives in danger. And what I mean by that …

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Burglary Suspect Snapchats That He’s Hiding in a Cabinet, Police Find Him Hiding in a Cabinet

LOL the police are searching my house and I’m hiding in the cabinet don’t tell them haha 😉 That’s probably not the exact message 24-year-old Christopher Wallace sent on Snapchat, but it could’ve been. Wallace has been arrested and charged after police tracked his location thanks to a series of Snapchat posts he made. Wallace had been wanted by police …

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Facebook Friendship Ties Suspects in Murder Case

Here’s a pro tip for all the criminals out there: the police can see who your friends are on Facebook. So if you tell them you don’t know someone when you do, you’re gonna have a bad time. A 18-year-old Indianapolis woman has been linked to a murder after police caught her in a lie, and all they had to …

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Florida Boy Enters Home, Steals Pop-Tart, Logs into Facebook, Gets Caught

Apparently, teens couldn’t give less of a damn about Facebook these days. Every week you probably see an article about the troubling decline in Facebook use among teens. It’s Snapchat all the way these days. Facebook is for dad. Wrong. Teens love Facebook so much that they can’t even stop themselves from Facebooking in the middle of a burglary. CBS …

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Selfie Seekers Caught Carving Initials into the Colosseum

What would you do for the perfect selfie? Would you deface a landmark – one of the most famous historical locations in the world? Two Californian women did. The Guardian reports that security at Rome’s Colosseum caught the women, aged 21 and 25, shortly after carving their initials into the ancient rock. The two were apparently able to scratch a …

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Florida Men Butt-Dial Employer, Detail Robbery in Voicemail

In an era of smartphones and passcodes, one would think that the instances of “butt dialing” would decline, if not disappear altogether. But this is Florida. Two Key West men have been booked on charges of felony grand theft after leaving a voicemail detailing their crime. They didn’t know they were leaving the voicemail, of course, as one of the …

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Inherit Some Expensive Jewelry? Don’t Post It on Facebook

Since the beginning of the social media craze, police have been warning people that criminals use Facebook too, and they can stalk you just the same as a crazy ex-boyfriend. Sure, you think you’re being cute with your wooo-hooo, goin to Jamaica! posts, but to someone who really wants to steal your shit – it’s an open invitation. Police say …

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Mom Turns in Son After Spotting Him on Police Facebook Page

This is going to be an awkward Thanksgiving. Police in Casselberry, Florida, like many police departments around the country, have taken to Facebook and Twitter over the past few years to get help in solving crimes, locating fugitives, and getting general information out to the public. Over the years, I’ve seen story after story about criminals commenting on their own …

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