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Man Taunts Police Via Facebook; Leads Officers to Him

Associated Press

July 29, 2011

NEW YORK — A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to ‘catch me if you can. I’m in Brooklyn’ has been arrested.

The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos down to an apartment in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Monday night, sitting at his computer with his Facebook page open.

The 29-year-old suspect was wanted by Utica police on multiple arrest warrants for domestic violence and harassment of his former girlfriend.

He allegedly issued the Facebook challenge after his mug shot appeared on the Utica Police Department’s 10 most wanted list.

Utica Sgt. Steve Hauck tells the News: “He told us via Facebook to come and get him and we did.”


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    cmm07r

    over 2 years ago

    982 Comments

    Why is it when you become a criminal, self preservation seems to be a lost concept lol

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    philfroggy

    over 2 years ago

    1564 Comments

    LOL... Nicely done dummy

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    fraustr1

    over 2 years ago

    522 Comments

    "IDIOT"

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    OfcLowe

    over 2 years ago

    8 Comments

    Wow, you just cant fix Stupid!

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    atr001

    over 2 years ago

    146 Comments

    l...o...l

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    LtD

    over 2 years ago

    200 Comments

    Stupid is as stupid does....

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    BSPD88

    over 2 years ago

    2206 Comments

    This is to funny !

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    Dewrah

    over 2 years ago

    270 Comments

    Welcome to the facebook age, where we don't need to investigate, just wait for a status update.

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    granny1

    over 2 years ago

    1448 Comments

    some people,well there just touched.lmao!

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    rsironron

    over 2 years ago

    5220 Comments

    This imoron said "catch me if you can" and they did, great job.

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    Mr_Nothumbs

    over 2 years ago

    250 Comments

    LOL, I love stupid people. Good job on getting this loser off the streets.

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    1good1bad1ugly

    over 2 years ago

    2770 Comments

    Cybersecurity at it's best. Great job guys!

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    Kitti327

    over 2 years ago

    52 Comments

    Awesome job NYPD!! This guy qualifys for worlds dumbest criminals lol

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    DALLASCRANE

    over 2 years ago

    19386 Comments

    Added Comment to his page: The state will be Victor's new Facebook friend. Hope to keep you up to date with my new adventures.

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    JP503

    over 2 years ago

    7620 Comments

    Good job

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