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Jan 4 - Dumbest Facebook Post Ever

 Jan 4 - Dumbest Facebook Post Ever
topic by Spiffy - 01-04-2013, 12:13 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines

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.

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"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.

After collecting pieces of the Scion's damaged taillight and bumper cover, the police received tips about the Facebook post and headed over to the home of Cox-Brown. They arrested the young man, charging him with two counts of failing to perform the duties of a driver. (Nearly nine hours had elapsed between the report and the confrontation, and the driver was no longer in his car, Deputy Chief Brad Johnston told Yahoo! Shine, which is why there was no driving-while-intoxicated charge.) He was held in the Clatsop County Jail and released on his own recognizance, and is scheduled to appear in Astoria Municipal Court on January 23.

"Astoria Police have an active social media presence," Astoria Police said in a press release. "It was a private Facebook message to one of our officers that got this case moving, though. When you post ... on Facebook, you have to figure that it is not going to stay private long." Also, Johnston told Yahoo! Shine, "We actually use Facebook to find things not unlike this."

Cox-Brown's Facebook photoCox-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."

The 18-year-old now joins a roster of not-so-bright Facebook users who got themselves into hot water with the law, including Joseph Bernard Campbell, who was arrested in Florida for cyberstalking 19 women and putting risqué photos of them on Facebook; a group of Nevada girls arrested after posting an event called "Attack a Teacher Day"; and London Eley of Philadelphia, who was taken into custody after posting, "I will pay somebody a stack to k!ll my baby father."

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40 comments for "Jan 4 - Dumbest Facebook Post Ever"

 01-04-2013, 12:55 PMonline - #2
Stupendamatic 84 heat pts84

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good hopefully it's a wake up call for the dumbass...
 01-04-2013, 01:45 PMaway - #3
matelyan 17 heat pts17

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Definitely a loser and dumbass. But that's pretty lame of his friends for ratting him out like that.
 01-04-2013, 02:14 PMaway - #4
Trolling 61 heat pts61

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Snitches .
 01-04-2013, 03:43 PMonline - #5
Nut-In-Honeys 9 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Trolling
Snitches .
People can't keep their mouth shut

And I'm talking about the driver
 01-04-2013, 06:13 PMaway - #6
Spiffy 34 heat pts34

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Originally Posted by matelyan
Definitely a loser and dumbass. But that's pretty lame of his friends for ratting him out like that.
I doubt its a real friend, probably a facebook friend he never met
 01-04-2013, 08:20 PMonline - #7
Yung Dilla 1208 heat pts1208

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Lol retard.
 01-04-2013, 08:21 PMaway - #8
TheMindOf 21 heat pts21

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I've seen dumber
 01-04-2013, 09:04 PMaway - #9
HeightsBound 91 heat pts91

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A snitch ni##a, that's that #### I don't like, BANG! BANG!
 01-04-2013, 09:17 PMonline - #10
Stillhyphy 30 heat pts30

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Facebook, the place where all of your "friends" are
 01-04-2013, 10:10 PMaway - #11
Andrefrbk 760 heat pts760

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i fuking hate social media.. lol its for ####s like this.
 01-04-2013, 10:22 PMaway - #12
peeyump 15 heat pts15

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thats what a ni##a get for having people you not cool with on his facebook.......accepting any and every request.......legalized stalking.
 01-04-2013, 10:27 PMaway - #13
5K Studios 4 heat pts

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Twitter doesn't snitch on you like Facebook. That's why I don't talk to tha 'Face anymore.
 01-04-2013, 10:29 PMaway - #14
GoldRush 59 heat pts59

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Originally Posted by Stillhyphy
Facebook, the place where all of your "friends" are
 01-04-2013, 10:30 PMaway - #15
KiddKidd45 17 heat pts17

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Originally Posted by Andrefrbk
i fuking hate social media.. lol its for ####s like this.
co-sign...i dont #### with none that #### either
 01-04-2013, 10:38 PMaway - #16
Tony_Stylezzz 2 heat pts

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I hope he takes them off his friendlist.
 01-04-2013, 11:05 PMaway - #17
ThRoWeD MaN LaN 1 heat pts

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LOL why the fucck are you guys mad @ the "friends" and not the dumbass who was driving drunk, hit a car, and then fucckin' snitched on himself??
 01-04-2013, 11:26 PMaway - #18
Mr X 12 heat pts12

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Originally Posted by Trolling
Snitches .

what are you a 16 year old?

"snitches" #### outta here with that ########
 01-04-2013, 11:27 PMaway - #19
presto 4 heat pts

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this dumbass snitched on himself
 01-04-2013, 11:39 PMaway - #20
Danger Zone 44 heat pts44

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Facebook is the last place you wanna post #### like that. Its basically the govt

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