Every couple of months social media has a new challenge. The ice bucket challenge. The Kylie Jenner lip challenge. The cinnamon challenge. And most recently? The mannequin challenge.
The internet is swarming with videos of the mannequin challenge, where people posts videos of frozen-in-time scenes.
A group of people took the challenge to new heights, when they did scene of a drive-by shooting.
After going viral, the video made its way to the investigation team of the Madison County, Alabama Sheriffs Department. On Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Huntsville Police Department and ATF, issued a search warrant based on the video.
The search warrant led to the arrest of two individuals: 49-year-old Kenneth White, who was charged with first-degree possession of marijuana and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm and 23-year-old Terry Brown, who was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, loitering and promoting prison contraband.
“There are several persons in the video who may be convicted felons,” said Captain Mike Salomonsky of the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. “So, we’re going to try to do some identification, work with the ATF and see if we can generate any charges out of that.”
Authorities also confiscated two handguns, an assault rifle, a single-barrel shotgun, a tactical vest, ammo and magazines. They also uncovered several bags of marijuana that were repackaged for sale.
The Sheriff’s Department took to Twitter to point out the irony of doing the mannequin challenge at a drug house:
A viral mannequin challenge & drugs sold at the same residential location-Really?? We're going to protect our communities from guns & drugs.
— Madison Sheriff AL (@mcsosheriffAL) December 6, 2016
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