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A wanderer in the World, who had agreed to surrender if his “wanted” post on Facebook was collected to get the 15,000 likes and has kept to his word, according to the report.
But, Jose Simms, 30, it is too late to wait until Wednesday, after the mail had been received, 29,000 likes, and FOX 6, of Boston, Mass., have been reported.
Simms, who was believed to be homeless, in contact with the police in Enfield, Conn., who arrested him without incident, according to the report.
THE LAST BUT NOT LEAST: THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO DEFEND FACEBOOK LIKES TO GO WITH THE FUGITIVE
Jose Simms, aka “The Facebook fugitive,” called on Wednesday, authorities said. (Torrington Police Department)
The defendant was charged with four counts of first-degree failure to appear and three counts of second-degree failure to appear, after missing the court dates, the charges, ranging from breach of the peace, in order to reduce the risk of injury to a child.
The so-called “Facebook fugitive” has been held on a $30,500 bond, according to FOX 6.
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Simms had been made by the Facebook rules of the police department in Torrington, Conn., who has defended the move by saying that the resulting publicity generated a lead on the simms residence.
Torrington police announced the arrest — on Facebook.
The case has also inspired a country music parody song from the Country singing duo of Dixie Jade.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.