Florida man arrested after using wanted poster as Facebook photo

By Daniel Uria
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STUART, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A man in Florida was arrested after using his own wanted poster as his Facebook profile picture.

Stuart police tweeted a screen capture of Mack Yearwood's Facebook picture featuring his "Wanted of the Week" poster after he was arrested on Aug. 30.


According to the Palm Beach Post, Stuart police used the photo to identify Yearwood as a suspect in a reported disturbance on Monday and was arrested on outstanding warrants.

Police located Yearhwood on Tuesday and a bag of marijuana fell from his pants as he was being apprehended.

He was wanted for violation of probation on two counts of battery and received an additional charge of possession of cannabis under 20 grams.

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