Man's selfie lands him in jail

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A man's selfie on a stolen iPad, and his victim's detective work, landed him behind bars Monday, according to the Wrentham Police Department.

Police said their job was pretty easy, all because of the nine photos suspect Ralphy Olivero, 19, took on an iPad that a tracking device on it.

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The pictures stand out from the usual selfies. Olivero smiled for the iPad's camera after police say he stole it and other items during a car break-in on the west side of Wrentham.

After the break-in, the victim checked his online iCloud storage account and found the photos.

"The victim called us and said (he) had logged onto (his) iCloud account and (he) had about nine pictures," Deputy Police Chief Bill McGrath said.

The victim used the "Find my iPhone" app to track his stolen device. It led authorities right to the suspect's home in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

It's not the first time a criminal has been caught through the help of quick thinking, and technologically-savvy, victims, according to FOX25's digital security expert Robert Siciliano.

"Dumb criminals never cease to amaze me," he said. "With technology the way it is, connected to the cloud, it's more and more plausible that criminals will self incriminate themselves."

Olivero remained jailed Wednesday night.