Teen’s Facebook Boast Leads to Arrest Article

A drunken driver was busted after bragging on Facebook he was driving under the influence of alcohol and hit a vehicle.

Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, posted a status on Facebook “Drivin drunk … classsic 😉 but to whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P”

Police in Oregon had been looking for a suspect of a hit-and-run crash involving a parked car being sideswiped, causing considerable damage. A car parked in front of the vehicle also had some damages.

When friends of Cox-Brown alerted police, they checked out his car and it bore damage consistent with the crash.

Cox-Brown was arrested on two counts of failing to perform the duties of a driver.

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