Santa Claus lookalike arrested after alleged drug deal


Port Authority police arrested a suspected heroin dealer -- and he bears a shocking resemblance to Santa Claus in more ways than one.

Robert Pipher, 59, was spotted trading drugs for money in Jersey City on Thursday at 11 a.m, according to the New York Daily News.

When officers approached the man after the hand-off, he admitted to having 3 bags -- and they certainly weren't filled with toys.

After a more thorough search, police found 88 bags of heroin in glassine envelopes.

According to the New York Daily News, Pipher has hundreds of prior arrests on his record. At this point in time, he was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a park.