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Mon March 17, 2014
Man Turns Himself In After Google Search Tells Him He's Wanted
Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 11:59 am
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm David Greene.
Recently Christopher Viatafa did something many of us have done: He Googled his own name. But what he found wasn't so normal. It was his own face, on Northern California's Most Wanted website. He allegedly pulled a gun at a party last summer and fired it into the ground. In what authorities are calling an act of good judgment after a very bad call, Viatafa turned himself in. He's been charged with assault with a deadly weapon. He's now listed as a captured fugitive.
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