In the words of Will Ferrell: “Oh Sweet Irony…”
The actor that portrayed McGruff the Crime Dog was convicted of possession of 1,000 marijuana plants.
John Russell Morales, 41, an actor who once played the crime-fighting cartoon bloodhound, has been sentenced to nearly two decades behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing 1,000 marijuana plants and a cache of nearly 30 weapons — including a grenade launcher and thousands of ammunition rounds.
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McGruff the Crime Dog was sentenced for selling pot.
My heroes are always such a letdown.— Navy Bean (@Navy_Bean_Soup) February 07, 2014