Florida man gets slapped with 142 felony charges after posting selfies on Instagram

Posted at 9:17 PM, Dec 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-12 23:27:11-05

Palm Beach, Fla. - A 19-year-old Florida man posted selfies of himself in Instagram and ended up in jail facing 142 felony charges.


A sheriff in Palm Beach spotted the images on Dupree Johnson's Instagram page according to the Huffington Post.

They say Johnson had a record that included grand theft, burglary, and felony possession of a firearm. The Sheriff decided to have a closer look at the images posted and authorities issued a search warrant for his home.

When they searched Johnson's house, the Huffington Post says deputies discovered a glock, a stolen Tech-9mm pistol as well as stolen jewelry, electronics and firearms according to the Miami New Times.

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