- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) - A Maine man who’d been wanted by police for several weeks made a couple of critical mistakes that led to his capture - he sent out social media messages pinpointing his location.

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office had been looking for Christopher Wallace, of Fairfield, in connection with a burglary in January.

Police tell the Morning Sentinel (https://bit.ly/1HyrVOS ) that on Sunday night they received tips from people who said Wallace had posted on Snapchat that he had returned to his Fairfield home.

So, police went to the house.

While they were searching with permission of the resident, they were tipped off that Wallace had posted a new Snapchat message saying police were in the house looking for him and he was hiding in a cabinet. He was found in the cabinet.

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Information from: Morning Sentinel, https://www.onlinesentinel.com/

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