The truth may be stranger than "Stranger Things."
A Michigan police department believes it has found a surefire way to deter people from a life of crime.
Spoiler alert: it involves "Stranger Things." Well, actually, "Stranger Things" spoilers.
The East Lansing Police Department posted a tweet on Sunday that threatened to reveal key plot points for the hit Netflix series' second season.
The possibility of a jail cell covered with spoilers had at least one Twitter user contemplating getting arrested to verify the tweet, according to The Detroit News.
Sadly, a Lansing police official told the paper the tweet was just a joke.
That didn't stop Twitter from weighing in:
However, at least one person pointed out that the spoiler deterrent threat meant little in an era when entire seasons are posted all at once.