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Instagram photos lead to family drug arrests

Posted at 11:47 AM, Jul 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-15 11:48:22-04

BLAKELY, Penn. (WNEP) – A Pennsylvania family was arrested and charged in connection to a marijuana growing operation police said was operating out of the family’s home. Police were led to the home after the son, 20-year-old Dakota Lamandre, posted pictures of the marijuana plants on his Instagram account, according to court documents.

“It’s a first, for us. It’s a first, but I’m not surprised by it, and as you know we have detectives that do this full time with the internet, so it worked out well,” said Lackawanna County Chief Detective Joseph Jordan. “Yeah, he basically got himself caught.”

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