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Man Who Took Sexy Selfies On A Stolen iPhone With His Girlfriend Is Pretty Mortified Right Now
A man whose selfies with his girlfriend went viral after deputies working on a burglary investigation released them is pretty humiliated right now.
"It's embarrassing," Larry Beltran Jr. told NBC Los Angeles. "I had no idea it would be all over the news or anything. That was just between me and my girlfriend."
Deputies said the photos appeared to be uploaded from a phone that had recently been reported stolen by a woman in Santa Clarita. She told deputies that the photos showed up in the cloud days after a burglar had broken into her home to steal her phone and some other valuables. Deputies released the photos so that they could track down the couple, who they called "persons of interest" in the case.
Beltran says that he and his aunt went to a swap meet, where she bought two phones for $80. It sounds like the deal was too good to be true. His aunt Angie Cabrera told NBC, "I thought I got a good deal but I didn't know I put my nephew in a bad situation."
She went to the station to try to clear her nephew's name. Beltran's parents Irene and Larry also showed up, but they want deputies to go a little further. They're demanding an apology for their son, but they also feel the station is giving them the runaround. They showed up Wednesday to clear their son's name, but the detective working on the case had already gone home
His father told NBC, "I'm just upset that everybody is calling me saying 'Your son is on the news, your son did this.' Here I am at the station and they're telling me they don't know anything about it."