Wanted New York State Man Comments On Wanted Ad In Hudson Valley

Wanted New York State Man Comments On Wanted Ad In Hudson Valley

A Hudson Valley man is going viral for commenting on his own wanted post. Many found his comment hilarious. Others were shocked.

The City of Newburgh Police Department has designated Wednesday as “Warrant Wednesday”.

Warrant Wednesday in Newburgh, New York

Almost every Wednesday, the Police Department shares mugshots and information on people wanted by the Newburgh City Police Department.

“Wednesday is… #WarrantWednesday,” the City of Newburgh Police Department usually writes in its Warrant Wednesday post.

The entire post is often shared by many members of the community, but usually a single searched image doesn’t get many comments or shares, if any.

However, one last week went viral.

Newburgh, New York Man comments on wanted post

Last Wednesday, the City of Newburgh Police Department shared five mug shots on “Wednesday warrants”. The entire post has almost 170 shares, which is way more than normal.

The likely reason, one of the wanted men commented on his picture!

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Ricardo Mozo is wanted by the City of Newburgh Police Department for aggravated third degree motor vehicle operation, police say.

“Mozo was arrested in August 2002 and has not returned to court, so an arrest warrant has been issued,” the Newburgh City Police Department wanted poster said.

Mozo commented on the wanted poster.

City of Newburgh Police / FB

City of Newburgh Police / FB

“He looks familiar,” commented Facebook user Rica Rdo (get it).

This comment received over 1,4000 reactions. Some were shocked that he would comment on his wanted photo, while others found it amusing.

“My kind of humor,” said one person.

His wanted photo has been shared over 230 times, likely because of his comment.

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It is unclear if he reported himself. It should be noted that many commented that they were surprised that the police would share a wanted photo for an offence.

According to Dupee & Moroe Attorneys At Law, third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle is a misdemeanor punishable by a $200 to $500 fine and/or up to 30 days in prison.

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NEVER try to arrest a fugitive yourself. If you have information regarding the whereabouts of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to report it. All hints and tips will be treated confidentially.

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