On the list of “Worst Ways To Get Arrested,” getting busted by a cop dressed up as Santa right before Christmas has got to rank pretty high — top five at least. It has to be right after drunk driving and crashing directly into a jail cell.
Peruvian police reportedly raided some drug dealers pushing cocaine in north Lima on Tuesday night. It wasn’t exactly your typical raid because a few of the cops doing the raiding dressed up as Santa before busting through the front door.
Theoretically, he could’ve gone through the chimney. However, considering Peru’s socioeconomic status and factoring in the rate of their gross domestic product, I’m going to guess that house didn’t have a chimney. Shame.
Cops arrested four members of the “Pinto” drug gang, confiscating more than 4,500 wraps of cocaine.
The cop reportedly dressed up as Santa to help with the “element of surprise,” which makes sense. Getting your drug ring broken up unexpectedly is confusing enough. Getting your drug ring broken up unexpectedly by Santa Claus and his helpers is going to require a good amount of therapy.
Peruvian cops supposedly did a similar raid to this last year too:
I love Christmas traditions..