12/01/2010

Fla. student Googles self, finds murder charge

Saw a picture of his driver's license and information that he was wanted in connection to a September murder

By PoliceOne Staff

GAINSVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida student had quite a scare when a Google search of his name revealed a picture of his driver's license next to news that deputies were searching for him in connection to a September murder.

Fearing he would be kicked out of school and fired from his two jobs for a crime he did not commit, Zachary Garcia called his mother and explained the situation. What they later learned was that the Sheriff’s Department had mistakenly spelled his name Zachery, instead of Zachary.

Check out the video below to learn more about the crime and see how the Garcia responded to his discovery.

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