Social Media Holding Suspect Accountable

Marshfield Police Department use Facebook to Send Message

Marshfield (OnFocus) On Labor Day, the Marshfield Police Department were hard at work solving a retail theft crime. In a post on Facebook, the department asked a suspect to come forward and explain their actions for the theft of nearly $400 in pokemon, magic, and sports trading cards from the local Walmart. The post included photos of the suspect walking out of the location, which had been blurred to conceal the identity of the individual.

The PD allowed for the suspect to come forward before publicly posting the photos of the suspect shortly after 3 PM. The Marshfield Police Department is asking for the public to help them identify the individual. If you have any information, please message the PD and be eligible for a cash reward.

The police department has used facebook on multiple accounts to help identify people of interest.