Facebook Post Leads to Charges Drinking, driving and Facebook were a bad combination for an Oregon man. Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, is facing charges after posting on Facebook he had hit a car while driving drunk. “Drivin drunk … classsic but to whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. ,” the post read. The Astorian Daily is reporting two of Cox-Brown’s friends saw the message and sent it to two different police officers. The police department told the newspaper a Facebook post to one of its officers led to two counts of failing to perform the duties of a driver, being laid against Cox-Brown. Police also said officers were able to match a vehicle at Cox-Brown’s house to one that had hit two others.
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Technology News Briefs — Jan. 7, 2013