Deputy Butterbean Hits Reality TV

Former heavyweight boxer Eric Esch, aka Butterbean, is now a deputy working in his hometown of Jasper, Alabama. Butterbean caught the nations attention in the 1990’s for his American flag shorts, and  his 400 pound physique.

Butterbean has been deputized by the Walker County Sheriff’s office, and is on a mission to keep his community safe.

You can also catch ” Deputy Butterbean” in action on tv, as part of a new reality series BIG LAW: DEPUTY BUTTERBEAN. It premiers Tuesdays, August 9th 10/10:30 PM (ET), on Investigation Discovery.