Sarasota, Florida -- Thanks to social media, a Lakewood Ranch man who was wanted by the Sarasota Police Department has been captured in Bluefield, Virginia.
Detectives have been looking for Schenks since June of 2012. He's suspected of stealing computer equipment from a girlfriend and selling it to a pawn store in Sarasota.
A family member of Christopher Schenks saw his photo on the Sarasota Police Department social media sites as being wanted and called detectives. Schenks was arrested and charged with local charges as well in Bluefield, Virginia.
Schenks is facing charges for dealing in stolen property and fraud and false statement verifying ownership to a pawnbroker of $300 or more in Sarasota.