LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A suspect in a Wisconsin theft is in jail after he filmed himself revealing his name, showing his face and admitting he stole the video camera he was using at that moment.
In the 79-second video, the suspect says, "This is my house, yes, and a stolen camera that I stole. But it's OK, the cop won't figure it out."
Later he adds, "Oh yeah, to introduce you, my name is Houaka (HO'-kah) Yang."
The 20-year-old is scheduled to make an initial appearance Wednesday on three misdemeanor charges, including two theft charges. Online court records didn't immediately list a defense attorney.
The camera belonged to Chris Rochester. He says police initially tracked down Yang from surveillance tape of people breaking into his boss' car.
YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmY_gFcBsvw