Butler County Sheriff use Facebook to talk with suspect

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Butler County Sheriff’s deputies confirm the man who responded to his own wanted poste has turned himself in.

Deputies were to locate a man wanted for several warrants, including assault and burglary.

Investigators posted images and a description of Andrew Dale Marcum on Monday.

Later in the day, a man by that name with the same profile picture as posted by the sheriff’s office commented on the post.

He said quote: “I ain’t tripping half of them don’t even know me.”

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The sheriff’s office responded to the reply saying: “If you could stop by the Sheriff’s Office, that’d be great.”

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And… “Hey, it doesn’t hurt to ask.”

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The reply has been shared on Facebook more than a thousand times.

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones posted a photo of a jail cell on Twitter, telling Marcum that “we’ve got your room ready”.

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You can follow the Facebook post here: https://www.facebook.com/ButlerCountySO/posts/658495400940497

Deputies say Marcum turned himself in Tuesday evening.

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