Man's Google Search Showed He's Wanted For Murder
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inkseep.
Zachary Garcia did what many people do to kill time. He typed his own name into the Google search engine to see what came up. That's how the University of Florida student learned he was charged with murder. A Tampa Bay TV station says police identified the wrong Zachary Garcia, and they released his driver's license photo. The student tried to be understanding, saying everybody makes mistakes - though he says this was a big one.
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.