Aggravated kidnapping suspect Derrick Roseland

Photo via Bexar County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Fugitive arrested at Iron Maiden concert after Facebook post tips off cops

Many people pointed out online that he should have run to the hills.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Jun 27, 2017   Updated May 23, 2021, 1:40 am CDT

A kidnapping suspect was arrested at an Iron Maiden concert—after a Facebook post led police right to him.

Derrick Roseland was wanted on an aggravated kidnapping charge in Austin, Texas, and authorities were alerted to a Facebook post from Roseland’s friend, which displayed tickets to a June 24 show at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Roseland was arrested at the concert, according to a post on the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, which also circulated a selfie of Roseland (and his swastika tattoos).

https://www.facebook.com/BexarCountySheriff/posts/1937750929774142

According to an arrest affidavit, Roseland had been wanted since June 12, when he forced someone to drive him to Jack in the Box after ditching a vehicle in North Austin.

H/T Statesman

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*First Published: Jun 27, 2017, 12:33 pm CDT