A Maine burglary suspect was finally caught by police in March 2015 after being dumb enough to reveal his hiding spot on Snapchat.
Christopher Wallace, 24, posted his location on the phone app and his fellow Snapchatters ratted him out to cops.
According to authorities, Wallace stole several stoves from a camp in Maine’s Pierce Pond Township in January 2015. Cops had been searching for him, and Wallace managed to avoid arrest for some time. Then Wallace gave up his location — his home in Fairfield, Maine — and someone relayed the info to police.
“Over a few weeks, after the press release looking for the public’s assistance in locating him, Mr. Wallace had become cocky. Which led to his downfall,” the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office said in a later press release.
Cops went to Wallace’s home but still couldn’t find him. So they turned to the tipsters again, who said Wallace was bragging on Snapchat about hiding in a large kitchen cabinet.
“A search of the kitchen cabinets turned up some food, some pots and pans, and also a pair of feet,” the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office wrote. “The pair of feet just so happened to be attached to a person, and that person was Christopher Wallace.”
Wallace was charged with burglary, theft and other charges.