Ohio sheriff issues warning to creepy clowns

GREENVILLE, OH (WCMH) – With reports of creepy clowns popping up all over the country, an Ohio sheriff has a warning for anyone thinking of putting on a creepy mask.

Darke County Sheriff Toby Spencer wrote the following on Facebook Wednesday morning:


For you that think its funny to dress up as a clown, scare drivers on dark roadways, chase people with things that resemble weapons….TAKE HEED: This warning is for YOU….yes you THE IDIOT!…..as of today we have issued 6,125 CCW permits in Darke County alone…..just a number to consider the next time you think about donning your clown outfit, you might also ask yourself how your luck will be today!

FOR everyone else: Please call your local police department or call 9-1-1 immediately should you see any suspicious activity!


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