Do Not Check Your MySpace Page When You're Trying To Rob An Office

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: When you’re trying to commit a burglary, do not take a few seconds to see what your MySpace pals are up to. Just ask the teen thief in Washington state whose cunning caper fell apart when he decided to surf the web.

According to police, the 17-year-old suspect broke into the office of a furniture store to heist some stuff, including an iPhone and a camera. He also used the office computer to check out porn sites and post updates to his MySpace page… for about five hours.

It didn’t take much for the police to track the suspect down and now he’s facing charges of first-degree burglary.

And iFans can breathe easy… they got the iPhone back when they arrested him.

Cops say teen logged into MySpace during Kennewick burglary [Tri-City Herald]