Wenatchee Police Use Myspace to Arrest Three Robbery Suspects
October 01, 2009
Myspace has become more than a social networking site. . . Police are increasingly turning to Myspace as a law enforcement tool. Case in point , The Wenatchee Police Department employed the website this week to arrest three suspected gang members as suspects in an attempted robbery. The incident occurred last Thursday (092409) afternoon in the vicinity of the Wenatchee Post Office when three suspects tried to rob him of his IPhone. Sgt Cheri Smith with the Wenatchee Police Department says the break in the case came when a friend of the victim recognized one of the suspects from a myspace page . . .
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Sgt. Smith says attempted robbery charges are pending against all three suspects. She added that the suspects are also known to have local gang connections.