Man dressed as clown arrested for DUI

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Alabama don't clown around when it comes to a driver under the influence.

He was not only driving erratically over the weekend, he was in a clown costume head-to-toe. Police said 51-year-old Joel Sloan was arrested Saturday for DUI and an outstanding warrant.

Al.com reported a driver was seen weaving in and out of lanes and reported it to police. A deputy then caught up with Sloan's SUV and pulled him over.

Dressed as a clown, Sloan told the officer he had a few drinks at a restaurant. Though, he gave no explanation of his costume. Not only was he arrested for DUI, he also had an outstanding felony warrant for first-degree theft.

The clown's bond was set at $2,500. The arresting officer says he thought he had seen it all--until then. He also said, it's no laughing matter because "DUI is dangerous."

See for yourself...

There is nothing funny about DUI. This clown is Joel Sloan. He was arrested tonight for DUI and a warrant.

Posted by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, February 6, 2016
 

 

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