The Oregon teen who was arrested after he posted a ‘Drivin drunk’ status update on his Facebook page New Year’s Day says it was all a misunderstanding.
Jacob Cox-Brown, 18, of Astoria, Ore., about 100 miles west of Portland, was with friends when, police say, he posted the status update on his Facebook page: “Drivin drunk… classsic ;) but to whoever’s vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P”
In an interview with ABC affiliate KATU-TV in Portland, Cox-Brown says the post was meant as a joke. But his friends who spotted the update didn’t see the humor behind it. Instead, one friend sent a private message to an Astoria police officer’s personal Facebook account while another friend called police Sgt. Brian Aydt
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