Facebook Potentially Foils Burglar

Submitted by K2 Staff:

    Alleged Burglar Slips up on Social Media
 



    The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department arrested and charged a man with theft after a woman spotted her stolen wedding dress for sale on Facebook.
    Leon Lynch, 50, was arrested on suspicion of theft, wrongful taking or disposing of property and possession of marijuana.
    Last Thursday a woman told authorities her dress was on a Facebook posting for a garage sale.          
    Sheriff's officials say an undercover deputy bought the dress at the garage sale.
    Deputies obtained a warrant, searched the home and found other allegedly stolen goods including a motorcycle missing since 2010.
    The stolen motorcycle is from Uinta County and authorities have been notified.
    The dress will be returned to it's rightful owner following the investigation.
    Lynch remains in custody with a five thousand dollar bond.