Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia
WINCHESTER, Va. - Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword.
Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Hall said in a news release that the department got several 911 calls Friday afternoon reporting a man made up as Batman's nemesis. He was wearing a cape and carrying a sword.
Thirty-one-year-old Jeremy Putman has been charged with wearing a mask in public, a felony that can result in a year in jail.
It wasn't immediately clear whether Putman has a lawyer.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
In ongoing spat, some council members want Ascension president removed from drainage...
Clearing canals months away in city-parish drainage project
LSU hiring Arizona's Jay Johnson as next baseball coach
Florida police officer shot in head; manhunt underway for gunman
At least one person killed, 10 hurt in multi-story building collapse near...