Burglar's Wave at Camera Gets Him Caught

By: Mark Kennedy Email
By: Mark Kennedy Email

If it wasn't for a burglar's wave to a surveillance camera outside a Richmond restaurant, police may have never caught him.

23-year-old Matthew Feck was arrested early Tuesday morning after police say he went on a crime spree breaking into businesses.

His last stop was Casa Cafe where police say he was looking for a way in when he spotted a surveillance camera. He smiles, then waves to the camera.

Soon after, he told police he got a crowbar and smashed the camera. Little did he know though, the video was still recording.

Officers actually responded to the restaurant for a burglary alarm and questioned Feck who was standing outside. They released him after not finding any evidence.

Then, they reviewed the video and realized Feck was their man. He now faces several charges and remains in the Madison County Jail.


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  • by Note to Bob Morrison on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:36 AM
    I'll disagree with you. I pick the Duct Tape Bandit as the dumbest ever but this guy is close...LOL!
  • by i love casa cafe Location: richmond on Aug 13, 2008 at 07:23 PM
    hello, can you say what a loser!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Bob Morrison Location: Lexington on Aug 13, 2008 at 04:06 PM
    What a moron!!!! That guy has to be the dumbest criminal EVER!!

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