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do you catch a criminal? Authorities in Findlay say the answer may be through
social media. After releasing a list of their 50 most wanted online last week,
they're now making arrests.
people have been arrested in the last week since Findlay Police posted the list
on their Facebook page. The Crimestoppers unit of the Hancock County Sheriff's
Office helped create the list.
is a big thing, and people are naturally curious, so they'll look down through
the most wanted and maybe see someone that they either know, or maybe they live
next to them and they didn't know they had a warrant for them," said Det. Lyle
Harvitt, from the Hancock County Sheriff's Office.
of the people on the list are facing child support and drug charges.
just don't have enough people to go out and serve all these warrants," Harvitt
said. "We have a bunch of warrants. A lot of people keep ahead of us, too. They
move continuously, so it is hard to keep up with them."
say by putting the wanted people's names and faces out for the world to see
online, it allows citizens to help them get lawbreakers off the streets.
public is actually involved, and they want to help us catch these people,"