A #MannequinChallenge Depicting A Shootout Ended In Cuffs For Two Participants
A group of “Mannequin Challenge” participants not only gained attention from over 86,000 viewers on Facebook, but authorities also viewed their viral offering, landing two people in jail.
While depicting a shootout, police raided a Huntsville, Ala. home where the video was recorded, and discovered a bevy of firearms and marijuana after presenting a search warrant, AL.com reports. Two of the people arrested have been identified as Terry Brown, 23, and Kenneth Fennell White, 49.
Capt. Salomonsky @ media event for search warrant at viral video mannequin challenge residence-guns & drugs seized. pic.twitter.com/qsDNcyLPQQ
— Madison Sheriff AL (@mcsosheriffAL) December 6, 2016
Brown faces possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering charges, and law enforcement tacked White with a first degree possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a felon charges. The local police department subsequently launched their investigation once the video made it onto their radar.