“C” is for creepy.
A infamous road performer as soon as identified for flying into an anti-Semitic rant while dressed as Elmo in Times Square is terrorizing Santa Cruz vacationers in a Cookie Monster costume, cops stated.
Adam Sandler, 59, pulled the Sesame Street switcheroo earlier than hustling for ideas on the metropolis’s scenic wharf — the place he has been yelling obscenities and taunting guests, police told the SF Gate.
Cops have warned people to “not interact” with the costumed creep after receiving experiences that he’s been frightening people by shouting at them and spouting offended conspiracy theories.
Sandler turned a much-buzzed-about Big Apple villain in September 2012, when he was arrested for occurring a wild, Jew-hating rant on the Crossroads of the World. He pleaded responsible to disorderly conduct and was dubbed “Evil Elmo.”
He was sentenced to a 12 months behind bars in 2013 for the equally bonkers crime of attempting to extort $2 from the Girl Scouts in Manhattan — earlier than ultimately heading out West and altering his Muppet id, in accordance with the outlet.
Cali cops are warning individuals to keep away from the creepy Cookie Monster in any respect prices.
“Steer clear from him,” Santa Cruz police spokesperson Joyce Blaschke told KRON4.
“We are getting calls from individuals who say he’s ‘creepy.’ Based on his historical past, we advise the general public to not interact with this particular person,” she stated, including he had not been arrested for a criminal offense linked to the alleged harassment.
The road performer — who typically goes by Dan Sandler — was busted in 2014 in San Francisco, the place he typically labored in costume at Fisherman’s Wharf.
In that case, he threatened an SF meals vendor, reportedly screaming, “I’m going to tear your throat out” at her.
“He goes on rants and raves and accuses individuals of conspiracy theories,” Troy Campbell, then-executive director of the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District, stated on the time. “He frightens guests and locals. Whatever enterprise he’s in entrance of has a horrible day.”
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