Sweetwater Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Cops Over Instagram, Facebook

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This might be the first time anyone has ever been arrested as a result of using iPhone photosharing app Instagram. Though, this might be the first time anyone has threatened to kill police using the app.

Daniel Jesus La Rosa, 25, has been arrested after posting a picture with a message for cops in the small, suburban Miami-Dade town of Sweetwater: Die.

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Rosa titled the picture "Diary of a Cop Killa" and then posted it to his Facebook through Instagram.

Sweetwater police only released the screencap of the comments above but not the actual picture. Though they say the picture, "was of a video game character wearing a gas mask pointing a gun in the foreground with two dead policemen in a streetscape the background. 'Diary of a cop Killa' was written over said picture."

So why is Rosa so mad at the Sweetwater PD? Well, he had recently broken up with his girlfriend and heard that she was now dating a member of the force.

Rosa was arrested at an unidentified school where he works and charged with corruption by threat against a public servant.

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17 comments
Miami Papi
Miami Papi

The rumor I heard was that the Sweetwater cop had a bigger pipi than Daniel Jesus La Rosa's...LMAO

PeytonManning
PeytonManning

This is a proof that the Sweetwater Police Department is a waste of the citizens of Miami-Dade's tax money. They didnt investigate the case as any normal police department would do. A facebook post ending in LOL is not a legit threat to anyone's life. They make it seem like the guy was armed standing outside of the police station waiting for this so-called victim. 

hynzerelli
hynzerelli

Typical big brother BS I thought somebody actually had to commit a crime like jaywalking,spitting on the side walk or speeding before some pig could harass them.Utterly ridiculous.Also I wonder why New Times is using DISQUS,there worse than the Nazis w/ their censoring.

gol
gol

Sweetwater Police Department should be ashamed of themselves for pulling this through.  But yet again this goes to show how they relentlesly continue to waste taxpayer dollars. Leave this poor guy alone who really has done nothing except forget to keep tabs on his FB privacy settings. 

Sylviajalonso
Sylviajalonso

Really? How about you start worrying about people who actually do kill and rape people who are let out after a few years of serving if any and not this jealous loser. This is so stupid.

Geenie
Geenie

This is seriously so stupid. How many people post dumb things on their social network sites.... And with the fact that he did put LOL and it is a cartoon picture just makes it more dumb. He shouldn't have been arrested. Especially at the school where he WORKS!!

Pl8rjosh
Pl8rjosh

the city of sweetwater is one of the most corrupt cities in this county....this does not surprise me at all.

wx
wx

Welcome to the era of "Thought Crimes".Seriously? Make sure not to say HI! to your friend Jack, while at the airport.

Peter Chin-Tai
Peter Chin-Tai

You kill a cop , you kill us citizens too, a cop represent public safety, public peace, public order, he sounds insane, he had been a sore looser when his girl leaves him, girls comes and go, hey, slavery is over, a lady choose who she wants, he sounds like "FATAL ATTRACTION"

Mistrwrong
Mistrwrong

Don't the cops realize he pup "lol" after that?  I think the Supreme Court upheld a ruling last year that if you start with "FML" or end in "lol" you are exempt from any wrongdoing as you are clearly just passive aggressive trolling for sympathy.

That Dude who pays Taxes
That Dude who pays Taxes

The photo was most likely redacted because, it further illustrated how this is an utter waste of tax payer dollars. 

Royalpc0122
Royalpc0122

Should he have been arrested or interigated?

hynzerelli
hynzerelli

go stand in front of a tank in China since u love them oinkers so much...u dink

gol
gol

he is not insane in any way.  his posts was not threatening in any way.  furthermore, if you read the string you would realize the person he was responding to was also a police officer on another force.  clearly, this was misconstrued on part of the sweetwater police department in order to harrass this young man and "teach him a lesson."

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