Alleged Burglar Caught After Logging Into Facebook In Victim's Home (Forget To Log Out)

An alleged burglar in South St. Paul, Minnesota was captured after the homeowner noticed the suspect had logged into Facebook while burglarizing the home and had forgotten to log out.

According to, 27-year-old Nicholas Steven Wig appears to have logged into to his Facebook page under "Nick Dub" while taking "cash, credit cards, a watch, a checkbook, and other items" from the South St. Paul home.

When the homeowner returned, he noticed a screen missing from one of his exterior windows, then entered the home to find it in disarray. 

Wig allegedly "made himself at home" while burglarizing the residence, even changing his clothes while inside.

Police followed the lead from the Facebook account and found Wig wearing a watch similar to the one the homeowner reported stolen. Wig also had the homeowner's car keys and MP3 player with him.

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