Anthony Garcia, Dumb-Ass Cholo, Convicted for Cold-Case Murder Because Chest Tattoo Featured the Murder Scene
Cholos aren't exactly the brightest bulbs in the criminal marquee, but the actions of the pendejo at right take the tamale for sheer stupidity.
Anthony Garcia was a seeming run-of-the-mill hood when Los Angeles County's sheriffs arrested him for a routine traffic stop and took the snapshot at right. In 2008, an investigator randomly saw Garcia's photo and recognized the elaborate scene depicted as the exact scene of a 2004 murder in Pico Rivera that had long been declared a cold case--until the investigator saw Garcia's tattoo and figured it out.
TheLos Angeles Times has the rest of this incredible story
, with the local angle being detectives eventually tracked Garcia to La Habra, where he lived with relatives. He bragged about the murder to someone wearing a wire, and just got convicted of first-degree murder--all of this avoidable if he hadn't tattooed the damn murder scene on hispinche
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