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Court Says Fake Facebook Posts Violated Protective Order

Dec. 1, 2020, 8:34 PM

The North Carolina Court of Appeals decided that there is enough evidence that a man used his daughter’s Facebook account to illegally contact his former girlfriend.

The state appeals court ruled Tuesday that the timing and circumstances surrounding the social media posts were enough for a jury to conclude that they were made by Derick Clemons in violation of a protective order.

Clemons had been in a relationship with Inez DeJesus, and they had a daughter together. Just before Clemons was released from prison, DeJesus renewed a domestic violence protective order against him prohibiting contact of any kind.

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