From our friends at the Daily Dot: Since the company’s launch in 2004, a number of users have gotten arrested for what they’ve posted to Facebook, whether it’s threats of violence, child pornography, or photographic evidence of theft. In honor of the company’s ninth anniversary, here are nine individuals, most of them quite dumb, who have been arrested for something as simple and avoidable as a Facebook post.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: A New Hampshire man was arrested for growing marijuana on Wednesday after posting video documentation of his budding collection to YouTube.
We’d say you shouldn’t post about driving drunk on Facebook, but you shouldn’t drive drunk at all. Astoria, Ore., kid Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, apparently had a tipsy time on New Years’ Eve and decided to update his 600+ friends on how his drive home was going. In the status Cox-Brown admitted to driving drunk and to hitting someone’s car followed by a cheeky tongue-face emoticon.
Police in Delware say a man didn’t pay for a repair shop’s services, so he stole his own car, led police on a chase, then crashed into a pond.
Not really, but it sounded pretty good before officers chased them down and slapped on the cuffs.
Baytown, Tex., man James Jackson, 20, is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated sexual assault for an alleged June incident involving a Domino’s delivery driver.