Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Myspace Bandit

A Florida Keys teen was arrested Sunday evening after deputies found a computer logged onto his Myspace account in a home that had been burglarized, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office says a caretaker for the home on Sugarloaf Key reported the burglary. Preparing to remove hurricane shutters from a door, the caretaker saw someone sitting on the living room couch.

Deputies arriving at the house found no one inside, but they did find a back window open, empty soda and food containers, and some marijuana on a coffee table. The deputies also found a bedroom computer turned on and logged into the MySpace account of Robert Rupp, 18, of Big Coppitt Key, the Sheriff's Office said.

Rupp was found a short time later walking around the neighborhood with two screwdrivers in his pockets.

Rupp told a deputy he had been in the house because it was cold outside, authorities said.

Rupp was charged with burglary, possession of burglary tools and theft.

9 comments:

  1. Haha, always remember to sign out of Myspace.

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  2. Wow what a dumbass! Myspace? c'mon get with the times, facebooks where its at

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  3. That there is some serious social network addiction.

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  4. Lay off the myspace, my friend. My only advice

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  5. Good post! Looking forward to reading you next one

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