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MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) — A 22-year-old Mineral Wells man is in jail after allegedly posting on his Facebook page that he had more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest.

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Authorities say Eddie Smith’s Facebook page on Jan. 20 boasted of having 16 warrants out for his arrest.

One of Smith’s Facebook friends saw the post and notified authorities.

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Detective Nick Wells says they investigated the claim and found Smith was wanted on 14 city warrants.

The warrants ranged from traffic citations to petty theft and totaled more than $1,200 in fines. Wells said Smith was unable to make bond or pay his fines, and so was ordered by a municipal judge to serve 51 days in jail.

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