Pokemon Go leads man with arrest warrant to police station


Source: KCBD

A Pokemon Go player with a warrant out for his arrest went to the police station to play the game and got arrested.

William Wilcox was riding his bike in his pajamas and playing Pokemon Go, when he found himself at the flagpole outside the Milford Police Department building.

The police station is a gym in the popular mobile game, and in this case literally led a known criminal right to their doorstep.

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“Fortunately, sometimes they make our job easy for us,” Milford Police Chief Tom Lindberg said. “The original charge he had was for breaking and entering, but the warrant was for failure to appear for sentencing. He either forgot he had a warrant out for his arrest or was just ignoring it thinking nothing will happen.”

Several officers recognized Wilcox and arrested him on the spot.

“I think he was more upset that he had to…

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