This 27-year-old Illinois woman, Danielle Sexton who was accused of stealing several items from a clothing store in her native West Frankfort was busted after she posted pictures of herself in a shoplifted dress on Facebook.
The store owner’s son, Kert Williams, posted a note about the theft and a description of the woman on his Facebook page, people quickly began pointing him toward Sexton’s selfie, which she had just set as her new profile pic. Williams passed the information along to the police, who arrested her.
He reports that Sexton also made off with a shirt, some jewelry, and a pair of sunglasses.
Instead of lying low after her shoplifting spree, Sexton put the dress on immediately, posted pics online, and went out. “She came in here at three, she was arrested by six, she was in jail by nine,” Williams adds.
Police also discovered that Sexton had an outstanding warrant for an arrest in another county.