Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    4:10 AM

GasBuddy News Article

54
votes
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...


Read the Full Article

Submitted Jan 08, 2013 By: PD
Category: GasBuddy Official Blog > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Drunk driver hits car, brags on Facebook, leads to arrest Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
skmedlin79
Rookie Author North Carolina

Posts:19
Points:1,090
Joined:Feb 2013
Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:38:40 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!
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,464
Points:2,113,115
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 8:00:44 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?
Profile Pic
unemployed58
Veteran Author Montreal

Posts:326
Points:84,115
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 12, 2013 1:09:31 AM

asshole...........
Profile Pic
edwardj66
Rookie Author Chicago

Posts:37
Points:250,320
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 1:00:27 PM

Kid needs some serious parenting... If mom and dad own the car which is likely they should be arrested as well.
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,464
Points:2,113,115
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Jan 11, 2013 12:02:09 AM

can't fix stupid.
Profile Pic
FNB1967
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:4,150
Points:1,268,035
Joined:Jan 2011
Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 7:14:40 AM

Old
Profile Pic
mcbrownie220
Sophomore Author Toledo

Posts:225
Points:184,525
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Jan 10, 2013 12:18:48 AM

he is an idiot in more than one way... thank God the Cops caught him
Profile Pic
supercell
Rookie Author Minnesota

Posts:52
Points:23,820
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 1:18:00 PM

de-evolution
Profile Pic
nskmda
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:1,927
Points:895,145
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 12:40:41 PM

from yesterday
Profile Pic
geezrtek
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:4,207
Points:756,300
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:36:42 AM

Old and Dumb
Profile Pic
Cellsite
Champion Author Appleton

Posts:3,085
Points:700,495
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:30:31 AM

Dumb
Profile Pic
cableman31
Champion Author New York

Posts:10,565
Points:2,405,580
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:24:41 AM

Unfortunetly the world is full of idiots.
Profile Pic
LongPlay
Champion Author Albuquerque

Posts:6,251
Points:1,698,935
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 11:18:27 AM

Perhaps a future Darwin awards winner!
darwinawards.com
Profile Pic
yeehaw1073
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:4,094
Points:2,323,210
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:59:38 AM

Yet another prime example of why the gene pool needs a lifeguard...
Profile Pic
HATinMUNDY
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:3,983
Points:1,261,320
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:55:12 AM

I think he should have called CNN, then he would have National exposure on TV.....
Profile Pic
4064BORI
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:1,508
Points:583,745
Joined:Feb 2010
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:54:30 AM

Old news
Profile Pic
DYSKYPILOT
Champion Author Fort Worth

Posts:4,928
Points:1,104,875
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:53:20 AM

Larry,Curly or Moe?
Profile Pic
firechief
Champion Author New York

Posts:4,274
Points:2,482,190
Joined:Mar 2004
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:52:38 AM

old news stupid person
Profile Pic
buzzieNY
Champion Author Buffalo

Posts:5,133
Points:1,121,885
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:52:13 AM

Just stupid...I hope he gets what he deserves for admiting his guilt.
Profile Pic
CptnCanada
Champion Author Saskatoon

Posts:8,800
Points:1,246,995
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:45:16 AM

IDIOTS drive drunk even dumber idiots brag about it on FB
Profile Pic
Nickel2005
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:1,111
Points:1,445,700
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:44:27 AM

Dumbie
Profile Pic
dlzastera
Champion Author Minnesota

Posts:6,727
Points:1,506,745
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:40:26 AM

Fool........
Profile Pic
peanutsMN
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:3,588
Points:802,025
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:38:24 AM

Old
Profile Pic
F81M
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:3,815
Points:1,285,155
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:38:21 AM

The dummy did the same thing yesterday!
Profile Pic
DrLyon
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:8,449
Points:1,683,015
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:37:41 AM

Bad...
Profile Pic
BudsterMO
Champion Author Kansas City

Posts:5,976
Points:1,194,305
Joined:Aug 2009
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:36:27 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.
Profile Pic
BlueVanGroup
Champion Author Fort Collins

Posts:9,962
Points:2,022,235
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:36:18 AM


... and he votes.
Profile Pic
bicycler
Champion Author Ontario

Posts:14,815
Points:2,598,445
Joined:May 2005
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:34:22 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!
Profile Pic
MrLuigi
Champion Author Massachusetts

Posts:7,070
Points:1,464,960
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:34:20 AM

I want to know the outcome of this incident when it's decided
Profile Pic
Digger52
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:4,605
Points:1,343,850
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:32:34 AM

Just as disgusting as it was yesterday. . .
Profile Pic
dopster
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:10,046
Points:2,793,800
Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:31:26 AM

Read about this slug yesterday!
Profile Pic
BigHorne1
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:3,511
Points:744,005
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:31:15 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.
Profile Pic
DarthDadJr
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:9,002
Points:1,961,255
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:28:33 AM

Just stupid...I hope he gets what he deserves for admiting his guilt.
Profile Pic
Carolinared2012
Veteran Author Memphis

Posts:411
Points:303,600
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:27:03 AM

the future belongs to some of these ???????
Profile Pic
GrandAmNC
Veteran Author North Carolina

Posts:440
Points:267,925
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:26:32 AM

Writers on strike again?
Profile Pic
91_Metro_Man
Champion Author Ventura

Posts:1,985
Points:2,001,870
Joined:Dec 2007
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:26:26 AM

Old news.
Profile Pic
Costello
Champion Author South Dakota

Posts:2,795
Points:1,623,475
Joined:Jan 2007
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:26:25 AM

Cant help STUPID!!!
Profile Pic
Ebaz
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:4,820
Points:1,138,850
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:25:19 AM

Dummy
Profile Pic
arnerator
Champion Author Seattle

Posts:10,462
Points:2,109,075
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:24:05 AM

Yesterday's story, but he is still an idiot.
Profile Pic
jd2009
Champion Author Honolulu

Posts:4,269
Points:1,312,680
Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:22:07 AM

Old news
Profile Pic
LuthierKS
Champion Author Wichita

Posts:6,312
Points:1,205,100
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:21:52 AM

Good for the chap who turned him in.
Profile Pic
DimitrisIL
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:2,158
Points:854,590
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:21:15 AM

What do you expect...
Profile Pic
LJGP_MO95
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:2,585
Points:643,865
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:20:56 AM

dumb
Profile Pic
homespesial
All-Star Author Seattle

Posts:713
Points:217,455
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:19:52 AM

wow
Profile Pic
Chinto12
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:1,616
Points:631,105
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:19:27 AM

guilty go straight to jail.
Profile Pic
AcuraTSX
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:6,501
Points:2,650,530
Joined:Dec 2005
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:17:04 AM

old..still go to jail.
Profile Pic
Don20
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:11,953
Points:3,107,610
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:16:39 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]
Profile Pic
Mariuxus
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:5,749
Points:2,360,935
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:14:57 AM

old...
Profile Pic
CPGas1815
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:6,060
Points:1,110,190
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:14:36 AM

Yesterday's news.
Profile Pic
driveonby1
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:2,078
Points:403,535
Joined:Jun 2007
Message Posted: Jan 9, 2013 10:14:03 AM

He will keep getting hit with the 2 x 4 until he starts to think.
Post a reply Back to Topics