Oregon Teen Arrested After Posting About Drunk Driving On Facebook
ASTORIA, Oregon (CBS SF) — An Oregon teenager who shared a little too much information on social media was arrested after admitting to driving drunk, and hitting two parked cars.
Jacob Cox-Brown was jailed after posting a message on Facebook, admitting he had been driving drunk, and apologizing for hitting someone’s car, according to an article in the Oregon Live.
Police in the area had been investigating a hit-and-run after a car was sideswiped over New Year’s Eve. Another car was also damaged in the incident.
Later in the day, police were alerted to Cox-Brown’s message, which read: “Drivin drunk…classic ;) but to whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P.”
Police found a damaged vehicle at Cox-Brown’s Astoria home.
Cox-Brown was arrested, and taken to the county jail, and later released.
(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)