Fugitive's Facebook Taunts Lead Police Right To Him

Victor Burgos fled because he faced criminal charges including domestic violence. He made the Ten Most Wanted list in Utica, N.Y. When he made it to New York City, he taunted police on Facebook, saying, "Catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn." According to the Daily News, police obliged.

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An Upstate New York man became a fugitive. Victor Burgos fled because he faced criminal charges, including domestic violence. He made the 10 most wanted list in Utica, New York. Mr. Burgos made it to New York City and taunted police on Facebook. Catch me if you can, he announced online. I'm in Brooklyn. And according to the Daily News, police obliged. After reading his message, they tracked him down at an apartment, sitting at his computer, reading Facebook.

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