Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Santa Finally Cracks

After all the whacks he's taken this year from ne'er-do-wells as we've repeatedly documented (see links on right), it sounds like he finally went around the bend. Get some rest, Santa. Maybe we'll treat you better next year. (Can anyone tell me what the usual guidelines on this are?)

Some gifts from Kris Kringle are better kept wrapped.

A man in a Santa hat was arrested Sunday night for investigation of drunken driving after he was spotted outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood wearing a wig, a red lace camisole and a purple G-string, police said.

"We are pretty sure this is not the Santa Claus," Deputy Chief Ken Garner said.

The suspect was booked into jail after his blood-alcohol level measured just above the state's legal limit of .08, police said. He was later released on $5,000 bail.

The man, who is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 280 pounds, also wore black leg warmers and black shoes. His car was towed to an impound yard, police said.

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