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As stupid as Michael Baker is, he should consider himself lucky he didn’t poison himself while siphoning gasoline from a police car in Kentucky last month.

Instead, the 20-year-old incriminated himself by posting a photo of his crime on Facebook.

Not even the four-leaf clover on his cap could save him there.

The Jenkins resident went from smiling brazenly while flipping off the camera to solemnly staring into the camera for his mugshot.

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In a town of just over 2,000 residents, it probably didn’t take long for the photo to extend beyond Baker’s network of 380 Facebook friends.

Just over six weeks after he posted the photo, the Jenkins Police Department issued a warrant out for his arrest, according to The Smoking Gun.


Please send stories, tips and videos to carlosmiller@magiccitymedia.com.

CARLOS MILLER’S LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

I am immersed in a legal case where I not only want to clear my criminal charges stemming from my arrest in January, but I want to sue the Miami-Dade Police Department for deleting my footage, which I was able to recover.

My goal is to set some type of precedent to ensure this does not happen as often as it does today where cops simply get away with it.

So if you would like to contribute, please click on the “donate” button below and contribute whatever you can afford.

You can also contribute to my Legal Defense Fund by purchasing a photographer rights lens cloth and/or laminated card to wear around your neck like a press badge through Zap Rag.Please write “carlos3” in the comments section of the Paypal transaction to ensure I receive a portion of the sale.

fbpolicephoto.jpg

As stupid as Michael Baker is, he should consider himself lucky he didn’t poison himself while siphoning gasoline from a police car in Kentucky last month.

Instead, the 20-year-old incriminated himself by posting a photo of his crime on Facebook.

Not even the four-leaf clover on his cap could save him there.

The Jenkins resident went from smiling brazenly while flipping off the camera to solemnly staring into the camera for his mugshot.

michaelbaker.jpg

In a town of just over 2,000 residents, it probably didn’t take long for the photo to extend beyond Baker’s network of 380 Facebook friends.

Just over six weeks after he posted the photo, the Jenkins Police Department issued a warrant out for his arrest, according to The Smoking Gun.


Please send stories, tips and videos to carlosmiller@magiccitymedia.com.

CARLOS MILLER’S LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

I am immersed in a legal case where I not only want to clear my criminal charges stemming from my arrest in January, but I want to sue the Miami-Dade Police Department for deleting my footage, which I was able to recover.

My goal is to set some type of precedent to ensure this does not happen as often as it does today where cops simply get away with it.

So if you would like to contribute, please click on the “donate” button below and contribute whatever you can afford.

You can also contribute to my Legal Defense Fund by purchasing a photographer rights lens cloth and/or laminated card to wear around your neck like a press badge through Zap Rag.Please write “carlos3” in the comments section of the Paypal transaction to ensure I receive a portion of the sale.

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