Sheriff’s Advice to ‘Hideous’ Wig-Wearing Florida Man Goes Viral

May 5, 2019 Updated: May 5, 2019

A Florida man was arrested last week while wearing a blonde wig while trying to bike away from police.

Robert “Bobby” Walls was arrested after he attempted to pedal past a perimeter that police set up where he had been staying, said the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Apparently, he tried to disguise himself by wearing a blonde wig. Police were not fooled by the disguise and took him into custody.

SERIOUSLY…YOU THOUGHT THAT WIG WOULD KEEP THE “GAME OVER TASK FORCE” FROM RECOGNIZING YOU?Earlier today members of…

Posted by Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official) on Thursday, May 2, 2019

Walls told officials that he knew he was wanted by deputies and attempted to elude officers by using the wig, said officials.

“SERIOUSLY…YOU THOUGHT THAT WIG WOULD KEEP THE ‘GAME OVER TASK FORCE’ FROM RECOGNIZING YOU?” Sheriff Wayne Ivey wrote on Facebook.

He added that Walls was the subject of “a significant” investigation that led to the arrest of about 100 other people.

Before his capture and “not being fooled by this incredible disguise (insert sarcasm), Agents followed the subject and eventually caught up to him on Range Rd,” said Ivey, “Once the Agents stopped the subject, they determined it was Walls wearing a long blonde wig and took him into custody without incident.”

The office then offered Walls a piece of advice.

“Don’t try to hide from Law Enforcement if you have a warrant, and above all else DO NOT wear a hideous wig while trying to run from the Po/Po on a bicycle. I mean come on man have a little dignity!!” Ivey concluded.

Woman Arrested After Commenting on Facebook Post

Pennsylvania woman was arrested after she taunted authorities on a Facebook post about her being a “Most Wanted” fugitive.

"Ms. Chloe Jones and her witty comments are taking a hiatus from our Facebook comments section due to the jail not having internet for her to use."

Posted by WDTV 5 News on Tuesday, April 9, 2019

But her attempt to taunt them backfired when she was arrested after her message revealed her location.

Chloe Jones was placed on the Greene County Sheriff’s Office ‘Top Ten Most Wanted List,’ on March 27 after she didn’t appear in court on assault charges.

WDTV reported that she commented on the office’s Facebook post about the listing, asking, “Do you do pick up or delivery??”

According to the report, she then began arguing with other commenters on Facebook and mentioned she was in Morgantown, adding that she was in Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Residents in Greene County and Monongalia County gave tips to officers, who later found her, according to the report.

“Ms. Chloe Jones and her witty comments are taking a hiatus from our Facebook comments section due to the jail not having internet for her to use,” said the sheriff’s department on April 8.

It also said “thank you” to Greene and Monongalia counties for the tips.

Those tips, it added, led “to her arrest.”

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