Thanks to social media, Fayette County authorities have received tips on who broke into several cars in Clermont over the weekend.


The Fayette County Sheriff was alerted at around 4am Sunday (Oct. 15) of a number of vehicle burglaries occuring in Clermont.

During the investigation, officials were able to get a photograph of the suspect, posting it on Facebook, asking the public for information on the identity of the alleged suspect.

Thanks to all of the tips the sheriff received, Facebook users helped identify the subject, who is apparently a juvenile from the Decorah area.

More details about the case are expected to be released at a later date.