Tag Archives: Arrest

Suspect In Custody After Responding To His Own ‘Wanted’ Ad On Facebook

Social media was his downfall.

Andrew Dale Marcum was wanted in Ohio on numerous warrants.

Facebook: ButlerCountySO

Marcum’s criminal history included burglary, abduction, assault, domestic violence, criminal endangering, and some bench warrants, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

A Facebook user bearing the same name as the suspect, Andrew Marcum, commented “I ain’t tripping half of them don’t even know me,” on the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post.

Facebook: ButlerCountySO

“If you could stop by the Sheriff’s Office, that’d be great,” the Sheriff’s office responded in the comments. “Hey, it doesn’t hurt to ask.”

Facebook: ButlerCountySO

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones event sent out a tweet inviting Marcum to his new “living arrangement.”

We r close to you marcum soon u will have a new place to live. C u soon.

— butlersheriff (@Richard K. Jones)

Eventually Marcum, 21, turned himself in.

Andrew Dale Marcum…

— butlersheriff (@Richard K. Jones)

Jones quipped about Marcum’s emotional look in his mugshot.

Is it raining outside or is he teared up. Tough guys sometime sensitive

— butlersheriff (@Richard K. Jones)

Seems like the Butler County Sheriff’s Office is having some fun with their social media accounts.

Facebook: ButlerCountySO

Calls to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office were not immediately returned.

Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/suspect-in-custody-after-responding-to-his-own-wanted-ad-on