Cop Takes Down Brooklyn Gang By Friending Them on Facebook

Cop Takes Down Brooklyn Gang By Friending Them on Facebook

NYPD Officer Michael Rodrigues got over on the stupidity of several Brooklyn gang members after they all friended him of Facebook. After learning of their year-long crime spree in Crown Heights, Rodrigues figured he’d give the social media approach a try. It worked.

Fourteen members of the Brower Boys were arrested after they made it entirely too easy for Rodrigues to track them by making posts that it was “break-in day on the avenue.” After familiarizing himself with the group’s language, police set up surveillance of these idiots in action.

They allegedly argued—online—over who would get the cash for a stolen laptop. These kids clearly never watched The Wire. Good luck posting bail.

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[via NY Post]

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