Due to an increase in arrests for felony menacing with what turned out to be fake firearms, Denver police recently posted a quiz on their Facebook page, titled “Challenge: Can you tell which guns are real and which are fake?” The correct answers, which police posted the next day, may surprise you.
A deadly Arizona crash that left a police officer dead prompted investigators to look into the cell phone records of the driver. Sure enough, he was on Facebook when the collision occurred. The records are that precise.
This, in and of itself might not seem so bad, but the Nova Scotia teen committed suicide in 2011 at age 17 from online bullying stemming from an acquaintance rape. She was 15 when four boys at a friend’s house allegedly raped her, photographed it and circulated photos of the assault online. The ads have been pulled and the advertiser banned from Facebook.
A mysterious clown is stalking an English town while creating a stir by anonymously posting on Facebook.
Criminal investigations use Facebook all the time, but several new cases show an evolving culture of bragging about crimes — or confessing to them — on the social platform. We take a look at this disturbing fresh trend.
What should you do if your friend on Facebook posts a horrifying confession? Today we found a guide of Do’s and Don’ts if that should happen.
Not much is known about Florida man Derek Medina, who posted a photo of what seemed to be his wife’s murdered body and confessed to having killed her before turning himself in. A look at the facts as they are known at this point, the posts and some photos of the couple from Medina’s now inactive Facebook page.
Canterbury, England, thief Charlie Cooper engaged in and then lost a rather amusing and dim-witted legal argument on Facebook with a newspaper that published a photo of him being arrested. But not before his mom got involved and he threatened to unfriend her.
If you were thrown before the police camera right now, what face would you make? Would you smile? Would you cry? Whatever you end up doing, odds are it won’t be a profile-worthy photo. A Tumblr called In Duplo, meaning “in double, or in duplicate” in Latin, is a collection of booking photos placed next to the arrestees’ profile pictures.
Stephanie Byrd had left her husband Bruce Byrd. She had an order of protection against him, which she’d been granted in April. Last Friday, Stephanie went to Bruce’s mother’s house when she thought no one would be there to pick up her things. When she arrived, Bruce unleashed a barrage of bullets. Police say 30 to 33 shots were fired.