Nicholas Wig. Dakota County Sheriff’s Office
A 27-year-old Minnesota man appears to have violated at least two tenets of the digital age: never log in to your Facebook account in a stranger’s house you’re burglarizing, and don’t forget to sign off if you do.
The alleged actions have led to the arrest of a South St. Paul man on burglary charges. Nicholas Steven Wig is accused of stealing cash, credit cards, a watch, a checkbook, and other items.
When the victim came home last week, he noticed a screen missing from a window and his house in disarray. He also discovered his home computer was open to a Facebook page of one “Nick Dub,” who turned out to be Wig, police said. The suspect also took some of the homeowner’s clothes and put them on, leaving his own wet clothes behind at the scene, according to police.
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