The temperature's dropping, the holiday ballads are bumping, and the bell-ringing Salvation Army St. Nicks are attacking blocks nationwide. That's right, 'tis the season...for dudes dressed as Santa to try and get away with murder.
While the storybooks that we grew up on might have depicted Señor Claus as a jolly soul who annually delivers presents to children around the world, we can't help but notice that the real deal seems to get himself into quite a bit of trouble. Around this time every year, a surprising number of headlines seem to surface about Father Christmas scoring himself DUIs, flashing innocent bystanders, and even attempting armed robbery.
With SantaCon, the notorious, worldwide multi-city pub crawl, kicking off this morning, we can only imagine the antics that'll result from all that wassailing. So, hide your kids. Hide your wife. Before you do, though, see just what the criminal Kringles are capable of with our list of The 10 Most Memorable Santa Arrests.