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Big cheese no more: UK drug dealer caught out by cheese pic

Two images released Thursday May 27, 2021, by Merseyside Police showing a photo of Carl Stewart, left, and the photo he posted of himself holding a block of cheese that was used by police to identify Stewart who has been jailed since Friday May 23, 2021, for 13 years and six months on various drugs charges. Carl Stewart, 39, posted online a photo of himself holding a block of mature blue cheese and police in Europe cracked the encrypted network as part of Operation Venetic, and officers were able to analyse his fingerprints from the photo to identify him. (Carl Stewart/Merseyside Police via AP)

Two images released Thursday May 27, 2021, by Merseyside Police showing a photo of Carl Stewart, left, and the photo he posted of himself holding a block of cheese that was used by police to identify Stewart who has been jailed since Friday May 23, 2021, for 13 years and six months on various drugs charges. Carl Stewart, 39, posted online a photo of himself holding a block of mature blue cheese and police in Europe cracked the encrypted network as part of Operation Venetic, and officers were able to analyse his fingerprints from the photo to identify him. (Carl Stewart/Merseyside Police via AP)

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