Facebook Leads To Another Arrest
Utica, NY (WIBX) – Utica Police say another arrest has been made with the help of their Facebook followers.
61-year old Leon Drayton of Utica was arrested for shoplifting at the Rite Aid and Walgreen’s stores on Genesee Street.
Police posted videos of both crimes on their Facebook page and received phone calls identifying Drayton as the suspect.
Drayton turned himself in after seeing himself on Facebook and on the news.
He was charged with two count of petit larceny.
The UPD has now arrested 20 people through the use of social media.