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Volunteer 'Santa' busted in NJ with crack pipe

Volunteer 'Santa' busted in NJ with crack pipe
Posted at 8:03 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 22:05:32-05

One volunteer Santa Claus might end up on the "naughty list" this Christmas as a 66-year-old New Jersey man who dresses up as Santa for the holidays was accused of possessing a crack pipe on Monday, WABC-TV reported

Charles Smith, of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia, WABC reported. South Hackensack Police Department Captain Robert Kaiser told WABC that Smith was found with a crack pipe and empty bags of crack and heroin.

Smith was pulled over by law enforcement on Monday, and was arrested after officers spotted the crack pipe in plain view. Police added that Smith's Santa costume was also in plain view. 

WABC reported that Smith works as a volunteer for the Toys for Tots program.