Skip to comments.Dumbest Facebook Post Ever? [Drunk teenager commits hit-and-run; posts it]
Posted on 01/04/2013 1:46:58 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
An Oregon teenager has landed himself in the county jail for what must be one of the dumbest Facebook gaffes ever: posting about his drunk-driving hit-and-run escapade.
"Drivin drunk ... classsic ;) but to whoever's vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P" was the early-morning post that quickly led to the at-home arrest of Jacob Cox-Brown in the Oregon-coast city of Astoria, reports the Daily Astorian.
Upon reading Cox-Brown's post, two of the 18-year-old's Facebook friends contacted the Astoria Police Department to report it; it became vital information after two officers responded to a 1am report of a hit-and-run, which left a white Scion plus an adjacent vehicle damaged in their parking spots.
Cox-Brown's Facebook page is filled with telling clues about the young man's penchant for both altered states and vehicles: His "favorites" include Mommy Needs a Beer and Lifted Trucks USA, while "smoking blunts" and "rolling Ford Rangers" are listed among his "activities."
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I salute our future president.
Everyone has a right to be stupid, but I think this guy is abusing his right.
Probably too blotto all the time to vote.
So should he unfriend them?
Admitting to a crime you DID NOT commit on facebook,
Sue for false arrest.
There is always someone(s) that are going to tell.
LOL! What a maroon. ;) He deserves what he gets.
Seriously, though; I have read that police and other authorities are looking through social media sites when they are investigating suspects in a crime.
“Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation. Stupidity is not a sin, the victim can’t help being stupid. But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.”
—Robert A. Heinlein
I’d be amazed if they weren’t. If you make a “Look at me!” web page, don’t be surprised if people look at it.
Admission of guilt is admission of guilt.
If they're that stupid to brag about it, they deserve what they get.
That’s the kind of criminals the cops can catch.
Whole lot o’ stoopid in the world.
I’d have to say my local Amish Yutes who knocked over a 7-11 and then posted video of themselves on Facebook “making it rain”, leading to their arrest, still take the cake.
That’s not very interesting.
Well, it seemed to be at the time...
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