Facebook Leads To Crook Capture

Jackson police say a suspect allegedly logged onto his Facebook page on a computer at a business he was burglarizing in the wee hours of the morning.

Then, police say, the man came back five days later and stole the computer in an attempt to cover his tracks.

The Clarion-Ledger reports that prosecutors told a judge Monday that the Facebook page is a key piece of evidence against 30-year-old Jason Andrew Smith. Smith is charged with two counts of business burglary of the U-Haul truck and rental service on U.S. Highway 80 West in Jackson.

County Judge Houston Patton said there was enough evidence to send the case to a grand jury to determine if Smith should be indicted.

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