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March 30, 2015 03:00 PM

Christopher Wallace is a big fan of Snapchat, apparently. Well, Snapchat and petty theft.

The 22-year-old allegedly stole a propane cooking stove and a cast-iron wood-burning stove from a campsite in Maine’s Pierce Pond Township back in January.

While still a fugitive, Wallace returned home on March 22 and Snapchatted that yes, he was home. A tipster informed the police, who showed up at his home but failed to find him.

Wallace then posted another Snapchat, mentioning that he was indeed at home but hiding in a cabinet from the police. Another phone call to the police prompted a deeper search, which turned up Wallace hiding in the cabinet. He was arrested, obviously.

An accomplice of Wallace’s, Erika Hall, 20, was also arrested – she had told police that Wallace was not home and had not been there for weeks.

On a related note, follow PEOPLE on Snapchat Discover! It definitely, probably, maybe won’t get you arrested.

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