Facebook postings lead to arrests of 2 teens

January 2, 2009 5:20:47 PM PST
Two Newtown teenagers are in trouble for alleged actions on their Facebook online social networking pages. In the first case, 18-year-old Ian Guilfoil is charged with three felony counts of risk of injury to a minor, plus misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

Police say passengers in his car videotaped a trip in which Guilfoil allegedly drove recklessly, including reaching 120 miles per hour on Interstate 84. A parent called police after seeing the video posted on Facebook.com.

Guilfoil's attorney says he regrets the incident and is seeking probation.

In an unrelated incident, a 15-year-old Newtown girl was charged Monday with harassment for allegedly threatening a fellow student using Facebook.

Her name was not released because of her age.

--- Information from: The News-Times, http://www.newstimes.com

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