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Drunk driver hits car, brags on Facebook, leads to arrest

GasBuddy Blog -- Teens that drink and drive are clearly not the brightest crayons in the box, but in the case of one teen in Astoria, Oregon, he may not even be in the box of crayons.

The Daily Astorian reports that 18 year old Jacob Cox-Brown did just that, driving drunk in his Scion, before hitting a car and fleeing the scene. Somehow even while his hands could not control a 3000-pound vehicle his fingers could update his Facebook status, saying “Drivin drunk ... classsic ;) but to whoever's vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P” Incredible.

One of Jacob's more responsible Facebook friends saw the note and immediately messaged the Astoria Police, who have "an active Facebook presence", also saying "we actually use Facebook to find things not unlike...


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skmedlin79
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:38:40 PM

After all they do say, you can't fix STUPID and that was STUPID, he could have hurt someone innocent or died in an accident himself... Hope he got more than probation or a slap on the hand... I live in NC and have never heard of a ticket for "failing to perform the duties of a driver"; that would have been HIT & RUN and DUI in NC!
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 6:00:44 AM

ed: sadly, at that age, I'm afraid parenting has ... umm... at best, failed. Maybe, what we had here was a failure to communicate at some point?
unemployed58
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 11:09:31 PM

asshole...........
edwardj66
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Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 11:00:27 AM

Kid needs some serious parenting... If mom and dad own the car which is likely they should be arrested as well.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 10:02:09 PM

can't fix stupid.
FNB1967
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 5:14:40 AM

Old
mcbrownie220
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:18:48 PM

he is an idiot in more than one way... thank God the Cops caught him
supercell
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:18:00 AM

de-evolution
nskmda
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:40:41 AM

from yesterday
geezrtek
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 9:36:42 AM

Old and Dumb
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 9:30:31 AM

Dumb
cableman31
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 9:24:41 AM

Unfortunetly the world is full of idiots.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 9:18:27 AM

Perhaps a future Darwin awards winner!
darwinawards.com
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:59:38 AM

Yet another prime example of why the gene pool needs a lifeguard...
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:55:12 AM

I think he should have called CNN, then he would have National exposure on TV.....
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:54:30 AM

Old news
DYSKYPILOT
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:53:20 AM

Larry,Curly or Moe?
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:52:38 AM

old news stupid person
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:52:13 AM

Just stupid...I hope he gets what he deserves for admiting his guilt.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:45:16 AM

IDIOTS drive drunk even dumber idiots brag about it on FB
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:44:27 AM

Dumbie
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:40:26 AM

Fool........
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:38:24 AM

Old
F81M
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:38:21 AM

The dummy did the same thing yesterday!
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:37:41 AM

Bad...
BudsterMO
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:36:27 AM

OK, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers of the Astoria, Oregon aria, this boy needs a major intervention. Now go to work and make him right.
BlueVanGroup
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:36:18 AM


... and he votes.
bicycler
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:34:22 AM

he offending lad did three stupid things: 1- He drank too much! 2- He drove while intoxicated! 3-He ran away from the scene. .4- He compounded it, by confessing on Facebook perhaps hoping to be turned in!
MrLuigi
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:34:20 AM

I want to know the outcome of this incident when it's decided
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:32:34 AM

Just as disgusting as it was yesterday. . .
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:31:26 AM

Read about this slug yesterday!
BigHorne1
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:31:15 AM

This kid should know drinking and driving is wrong. Feel sorry for the person that came out and seen there car was damaged, for nothing they did wrong.
DarthDadJr
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:28:33 AM

Just stupid...I hope he gets what he deserves for admiting his guilt.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:27:03 AM

the future belongs to some of these ???????
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:26:32 AM

Writers on strike again?
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:26:26 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:26:25 AM

Cant help STUPID!!!
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Dummy
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:24:05 AM

Yesterday's story, but he is still an idiot.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:22:07 AM

Old news
LuthierKS
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:21:52 AM

Good for the chap who turned him in.
DimitrisIL
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:21:15 AM

What do you expect...
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:20:56 AM

dumb
homespesial
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:19:52 AM

wow
Chinto12
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:19:27 AM

guilty go straight to jail.
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:17:04 AM

old..still go to jail.
Don20
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:16:39 AM

Drunk driver hits car, brags on Facebook, leads to arrest..

Drunk driving is bad anytime. But this kid is stupid, just no dought about it...

[Edited by: Don20 at 1/9/2013 10:17:38 AM EST]
Mariuxus
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:14:57 AM

old...
CPGas1815
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:14:36 AM

Yesterday's news.
driveonby1
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:14:03 AM

He will keep getting hit with the 2 x 4 until he starts to think.
357revo
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 8:12:29 AM

Does this kid have parents? Who provided him with the Scion, the alcoholic beverages, etc., enabling him to continue exhibiting monumental stupidity?
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