Facebook Photo Sinks Man Who Stole Police Gas

thesmokinggun.com – Jenkins City, KY - A Kentucky man is facing a misdemeanor rap after he siphoned gasoline from a police car, a theft that came to the attention of cops after the perp posted a Facebook photo memorializing the crime. As seen in the above photo (click to enlarge), as Michael Baker, 20, was swiping the gas last month from a Jenkins Police Department squad car, he made sure to flip the bird as his girlfriend snapped a picture.

Link to Story: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/facebook-police-gas-siphoning-764512 

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theatlantic.com: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1969/12/is-facebook-making-us-lonely/8930/ 

“Facebook made me do it… Really!”