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Oregon teen arrested after writing about drunk-driving hit-and-run on Facebook

The Daily Astorian
Contributor

For most people, Facebook is a place to share your thoughts, boast about your accomplishments and show off pictures of you, your friends and your family.

But for one Astoria man, it was also a place to share his crime – a crime he had yet to be caught for, until now.

“Drivin drunk … classsic ;) but to whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P”

That is what Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, of Astoria, posted on Facebook. That post was soon sent to Astoria Police Officer Nicole Riley by one of Cox-Brown’s friends. Another friend soon called in the same thing to Sgt. Brian Aydt.

Full story: Facebook post lands Astoria man in jail