Police bust man who used his own Wanted poster as Facebook profile picture

STUART, Florida– Police in Stuart, Florida, said it best: “If you are wanted by the police, it’s probably not a good idea to use the “Wanted of the Week” poster of yourself as your profile pic.”

That’s how they tracked down Mack Yearwood, who was wanted on a battery complaint. According to WPBF, when police searched Facebook, they learned a lot about the suspect through his profile picture, which was his own wanted poster. He had open warrants out in another county.

Authorities found Yearwood sleeping at his brother’s home and arrested him.

Stuart police said that while he was being taken into custody, he asked to put on a pair of jeans, which were on the floor. Police said, “Mr. Mack must have forgotten that his bag of marijuana was still in the pocket.”

He picked up an additional charge of possession of cannabis under 20 grams.