Note to Criminals: If you have outstanding warrants, taking a photo with Santa may not get you the presents you wished for.
The man holding a wad of cash and a handgun, left, and Almonzo Paul, holding a wad of cash on the right, were arrested after this photo, taken with Santa at the Mall of Louisiana, went viral on social media.
According to WAFB, Baton Rouge police say the men are in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison awaiting extradition to Texas on outstanding warrants for aggravated assault and parole violation.
“The incident is currently under investigation with BRPD and I’m not allowed to release any information while under an active investigation,” said Gene Satern, the Senior General Manager of the Mall of Louisiana in Baton Rouge.
John Doe says
Ya think maybe all that cash was drug money? If it was California or New York, they would be out in 15 minutes. After all, they even let killers out with no bail, like the guy with a mile long record of violence who drove through a Christmas crowd killing 6 including a child and wounding some 50 others. But of course that was an ‘accident’ according to CNN et al…