Ice Bucket Challenge Video Leads Cops To Wanted Man [VIDEO]

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  • Was Jesean Morris being a benevolent fugitive or just not using his brain?

    It seems the  20-year-old Omaha man — who was wanted for violating terms of his parole — just couldn’t resist Facebook’s latest trend: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Police used video of Morris accepting the challenge to  figure out exactly where he was, adding his name to the growing list of criminals busted by social media. Maybe he should have just made a donation.

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    The video led someone to identify the house, near 33rd and U Streets, where Morris’ taped his challenge. The person, who knew Morris had an outstanding warrant, contacted police.

    “They were given a specific house” by the tipster, said Officer Kevin Wiese, a police spokesman.

    Gang unit officers Nick Sidzyik and Dan Martin were sent to try to find him. They watched for Morris outside the house about 3 p.m. Friday and saw him climb into the back seat of a Chrysler PT Cruiser.

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