Facebook Photo Busts Student Charged in DUI
Pics of tequila-swilling 20-year-old incite judge's wrath
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 5, 2009 1:56 PM CDT
Another college student has lived to regret too-candid Facebook photos.
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(Newser) – A 20-year-old college student awaiting trial on reckless homicide and DUI charges learned the perils of too-candid Facebook photos yesterday, the Chicago Tribune reports. Erika Scoliere is now sporting an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet after violating a court order not to drink while out on bail. “It appears the defendant is having a grand old time drinking tequila,” the judge said, rifling through the pictures.

He paused to read a caption: “Erika passed out in my bed. Ha Ha.” Scoliere’s attorney compared the bracelet to "the red 'A' that Hawthorne talked about in The Scarlet Letter," but judge Thomas Mueller wasn't having any. In light of a previous bail violation, he said, she had “earned the privilege.”