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The Pittsburgh Police Department, like most everyone else, has a Facebook account.

We’ll bet officers must have hit the “like” button for what Isaiah Cutler recently posted on his page.

Police say Cutler, 18, and three juveniles ripped off more than $8,000 in cash, cigarettes, candy and checks from a market. About an hour later, police say, pictures placed on Cutler’s Facebook page appeared to show the teens posing with the stolen loot.

How heartwarming! With law enforcement suffering from manpower shortages nationwide, even criminal suspects are chipping in to aid authorities in doing their jobs.

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omnomnom
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omnomnom 01/02/12 - 01:29 am
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... the south's oldest

... the south's oldest newspaper's editorial part 2 is the dumb criminal segment? I get it, its cheeky. Kudos to facebook? Maybe you could follow this up with a how-to-make-your-profile-more-private story

omnomnom
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omnomnom 01/02/12 - 01:33 am
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giving the jail report a run

giving the jail report a run for their money?

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 01/02/12 - 08:00 am
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Love it when dummies do

Love it when dummies do things like this! Like the bank robbers who write the holdup note on their own deposit slip. "Here's your sign!"

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Riverman1 01/02/12 - 09:40 am
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Told you there is power with

Told you there is power with the internet. It magnifies everything, including stupidity.

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Chillen 01/02/12 - 10:10 am
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It's amazing to me that so

It's amazing to me that so many American's are willing to give up their privacy freedom - giving police departments legal authority to "search your internet site" without court order.

Oh yes, as long as we are catching "criminals" its OK.

Just be aware that the governments description of who is a criminal could change and your seemingly innocent actions may soon be the target of criminal investigation. For example, belonging to certain groups, "liking" Glenn Beck's facebook page or stocking up on ammunition because it was on sale might be considered terrorist/criminal activity (by our EXISTING administration) - just study history for examples of innocents being targeted around the world. This is not too far fetched.

We need to really keep our "cheering" of police methods in check. It could end up being very bad in the future.

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