Medindia

X

Law Enforcement Using Social Media: Charges Filed Against Woman Who Drives Car Into Crowd

by Vishnuprasad on  August 27, 2015 at 1:09 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Nine felony charges have been issued against an East St. Louis woman in an alleged hit and run case.
Law Enforcement Using Social Media: Charges Filed Against Woman Who Drives Car Into Crowd
Law Enforcement Using Social Media: Charges Filed Against Woman Who Drives Car Into Crowd
Advertisement

According to local sources, Moesha Allen fled the scene after crashing her car into a crowd of women. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the U.S. Marshal's Service at 618-482-9236. 

Advertisement
Video of the crash went viral on social media in July.  St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly said one of the reasons charges were possible was because he saw the video.

Kelly said, "Every layer of law enforcement has a social media component now."

Kelly noted social media played an important role in another recent case.

  Mekishal McDougle, 40, was found guilty of possession of child pornography.  The East St. Louis woman was reported to officials by her co-workers who saw the images.

"If they see evidence of a crime on Facebook or on Twitter or on any other social media, they need to report that," said Kelley.



Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All