Fugitive arrested after posting Facebook Live video

Markesha Wilkerson 18 had a warrant out for her arrest for two charges improper display of a firearm and failure to appear

Markesha Wilkerson 18 had a warrant out for her arrest for two charges improper display of a firearm and failure to appear

One Florida woman learned the hard way that law enforcement can find you on social media after her own Facebook live post contributed to her arrest.

Investigators were searching Facebook on Monday when they found 18-year-old Markesha Wilkerson broadcasting a video of herself at a Chuck E. Cheese's in Lakeland, Florida.

According to WFLA, 18-year-old Markesha Wilkerson chose to go live at the Lakeland, Fla., Chuck E. Cheese's, but apparently forgot the saying "streets are watching" and forgot about her two arrest warrants on charges of improper display of a firearm and failure to appear.

Lakeland Police went to Chuck E. Cheese's and arrested Wilkerson.

Last month, a Chicago girl was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook - prosecutors said she was threatened with a dog attack if she tried to flee.

"While we're on Facebook Live - voila - we discover this lady who has outstanding warrants", said Sheriff Grady Judd with Polk County Sheriff's Office.

"Crazy criminals are appreciated".

Posting on social media is a great way to share with your family and friends what you're up to - except when it isn't. "We know this, that witnesses and people interested in the community and want to help us solve crimes, will get on Facebook".

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