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JumboTron helps snare suspect

By Washington Post Editors

A man wanted for a killing in New York City was caught shortly after being spotted on the JumboTron at an NBA game, according to this report:

If only all murder suspects were as stupid as Earle Barranco -- a Brooklyn fugitive who waltzed past a JumboTron camera at an NBA game in the same gaudy bling he wore when he allegedly pulled the trigger.
As if that weren't bold enough, the dopey 24-year-old showed up at the same arena days later, where cops promptly nabbed him and replaced his bling with shiny steel handcuffs.

Read the full story on the New York Daily News web site.

By Washington Post Editors  | November 10, 2010; 6:34 AM ET
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