Selfie suspect turns self in

Jess Ewald, 19, took selfie on stolen iPhone


LAKE WORTH, Fla. – A man who Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office was looking for has turned himself in.

Police began looking for 19-year-old Jess Ewald after he took selfies of himself on a stolen iPhone.

The victim's phone was stolen from her while she was at work at Benny's on the Beach in Lake Worth on Dec. 15. She didn't notice her phone was gone until the end of her shift.

After the suspect was identified, the victim told police that she remembered seeing him with a group of his friends at Benny's, where she works.


Ewald is being charged with grand theft.