Facebook FAIL Friday 192

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December 14, 2014
Fla. mom posts Facebook pics of son dressed as girl as form of discipline
Deadline Miami

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — A mother and her roommate are facing charges after they forced her 10-year-old son to dress up like a girl to humiliate him as a form of discipline, Winter Garden police said.

Christle Prado and Keith Driscoll were charged with cruelty toward children and infliction of mental injury on a child, police said.

Authorities said police found out about the case after the boy’s relative saw the photos on Facebook of the boy crying while dressed as a girl and wearing makeup. [READ FULL STORY]

December 14, 2014
Norwalk man assaulted wife over Facebook post
By Robin Sattler, The Hour

NORWALK — Police say a Norwalk man allegedly lost his cool over his wife’s Facebook activity and assaulted her Saturday afternoon.

Roberto Diaz-Olivia, 32, of 15 Reynolds St., was charged with interference with a 911 call, risk of injury to a minor and third-degree assault. Diaz-Olivia was issued a $2,000 bond and a court date of Dec. 15 at Norwalk Superior.

According to a police report, tenants that live downstairs from Diaz-Olivia reported overhearing a heated dispute between him and his wife and frantically called for help. [READ FULL STORY]

December 16, 2014
Retired Police Officer Under Fire For Racist Facebook Photo

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A retired Baltimore City police officer is accused of posting a derogatory and racist photo on Facebook.

Vic Carter reports the Baltimore City police department is reacting as other officers are outraged by it.

The photo—which we blurred because many will find it offensive—shows African-American men on a car during a protest in Ferguson over the death of teenager Michael Brown juxtaposed with a similar derogatory photo. [READ FULL STORY]

December 14, 2014
Salisbury police officer fired for Facebook post
WXII Channel 12

SALISBURY, N.C. —A veteran with the Salisbury Police Department has been fired for making what officials called an “inappropriate and inflammatory posting” on his personal Facebook page.

Area media outlets reported that Police Chief Rory Collins said in a statement that the posting by Officer William Torrence “was made concerning current events taking place in our nation.”

Local outlets reported that Torrence’s post referred to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, where Michael Brown Jr., an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed by a white police officer. Collins denied that the comments were racist in nature, but declined to elaborate. [READ FULL STORY]


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