Teen Brags On Facebook About Drunk Driving, Gets Arrested

What an idiot, just shows you should never post any sensitive information that may harm you on social networking sites

TechCrunch

Police made an example out of a teenager from Oregon who boasted about driving drunk on Facebook. “Drivin drunk… classic 😉 but whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P,” wrote the clueless 18-year-old. According to local news channel KGW, two people tipped the officers via Facebook about the post. After inspecting the most-likely-profusely-sweating/hungover teen’s car, the damage on his vehicle matched that of two other vehicles hit earlier that New Year’s morning.

And, with their powers of deduction…bam! Handcuffs. The suspect was charged with two counts of “failing to perform the duties of a driver,” but not drunk driving, because a Facebook post is apparently not sufficient evidence of intoxication, according to KGW’s report from Deputy Chief Brad Johnston.

In a press release, the police wrote, “Astoria Police have an active social media presence. It was a private Facebook message to one of our officers that got this…

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