So I'm reading the headlines on yahoo.com news & find this gem !
Get arrested, get your free phone call, get bailed out. If decades of cop shows and late-night “Dirty Harry” reruns have taught us nothing, it’s that the phone call is a key part of the U.S. criminal justice system.
But that was before Facebook.
David White, 19, on Saturday became what many believe is the first person to be sprung from jail thanks to a post on Facebook, after he was picked up at what police called a “raucous” gathering of 100 to 150 people in the leafy suburb of Beverly, Mass., about 25 miles south of Boston. According to a report Tuesday in The Daily News of Newport, five people were arrested at the house party after an “uncooperative crowd” drew officers from three local police departments along with Massachusetts State Police.
Had to do it !