Posted: Sep 12, 2011 8:38 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP
MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - Social networking, meet the most-wanted list.
DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Sgt. Chato Atkins says the Crime Stoppers Felon of the Week features that he prepares for the office's Facebook page have brought at least 10 arrests.
He tells The Times of Shreveport that one of the quickest responses was on Thursday, when calls came in within 20 to 30 minutes about the location of a man accused of indecent behavior with a juvenile.
Cpl. Jayson Richardson, who runs the Facebook page, says it's gained 2,000 friends since it was set up on June 26.