Chris Barringer, the mayor of Bairdstown, OH, is facing a heap of trouble after investigators say he sent pictures of his penis to a 13-year-old boy, a 17-year-old boy, and possibly others.
And, to make it worse, if that's even possible, he had drawn a smiley face on his junk before sending the pictures and asked one of the boys if he wanted a smiley face on his as well.
19 Action News not only has the details, but they also have the pictures, blurred of course, which raises a whole bunch of questions. 1) Which producer listened to the mother of the kids say she had pics of the dick and say, "Yeah, let's get that on video"? 2) Where did Barringer get the idea that little boys get all hot and bothered by the idea of drawing faces on their penises? 3) And when the boys didn't respond, did he send pictures of his junk with a frowning face?
Brennemen said her 13-year-old son, along with a 16-year-old boy, showed her the explicit text messages.
According to court documents, the messages included a picture of a penis with a message that stated "it's a penis with a smiley face — and do you want a smiley face on yours."
"He's the mayor," said Brennemen. "He took office. He needs to represent the position that he's in and not prey on little young boys."
Brennemen said she plans to consult attorneys in an effort to get Barringer removed from office.
"If I can't get any more than a misdemeanor out of this, I want every parent to know to keep your child away from Chris Barringer," said Brennemen.
The mayor faces a maximum sentence for the misdemeanor charges of six months behind bars and a $1,000 fine.
Wood County Sheriff's Office Deputy Terry James said Barringer did admit to forwarding the photos.
"He understands now it isn't funny and we take those matters very seriously," said James.
We're guessing Barringer is a fan of "Let My Puppets Come." (And, for the record, that is the first time puppet porn has been referenced on this mighty blog. Hopefully it will not be the last.)