Woman Arrested For Facebook Thugging [VIDEO]
Kristin Holmes of Chesterfield, Virgina was arrested last week and charged with harassment by computer after "Facebook thugging." The 26-year-old says says she got into an argument with another woman when she was mistaken for someone else.
So, she posted a photo of herself holding a gun with the caption:
"I'll post a few actual pics of me so you know the difference when you 'come find me.'"
Apparently the police were watching or someone snitch on her because the police showed up and Kristin was Kristin was arrested. I think people should be held accountable for the things they do and say online.
According to state code, using a computer to send vulgar or indecent language or to threaten illegal or immoral acts could get you slapped with the same charge.
"You're arresting someone for using bad words?" we asked Carroll.
"It's actually against the law to say it in public," said Carroll. "It's a part of the disorderly conduct statute.
There are too many keyboard thugs now a days writing things they don't mean online. Maybe if there were real life consequences to this behavior it might stop.