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Posted at 6:55 AM ET, 03/ 9/2011

Toilet seat handprint leads police to Fla. suspect

By Washington Post Editors

A man charged with burglary in Florida was caught because he left a palm print on a toilet seat, according to this report:

The missing items from the break-in include a TV, several DVD players, a 12 pack of beer, some DVDs, a GPS and several pieces of electronics equipment taken from a boat, reports the Sheriff's Office.
Detectives say Johnson had entered the home through a bathroom window, and had left a palm print -- on the toilet seat. The print lifted from a toilet seat during their investigation led to his arrest, according to the Sheriff's Office release.

Read the full report on the web site.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 9, 2011; 6:55 AM ET
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