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G-String, Santa, DUI? Yes, Thank You Hollywood

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On Hollywood Blvd., we've got many characters to take pictures with. There's Superman, The Hulk, Spiderman and now, we introduce Santa in a G-String with a tinge of rum and egg nog coke on his breath.

The driver -- 6-foot-4 and 280 pounds -- was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving [on Sunday evening], in this case a misdemeanor, police said. In addition to a red Santa hat, he wore a blond wig, red lace camisole, purple G-string, black leg warmers and black shoes. "We are pretty sure this is not the Santa Claus," Deputy Chief Ken Garner said.

Police identified the man as Rick Carroll, 53, of Long Beach. Officers administered a Breathalyzer test at the scene, and Carroll's blood-alcohol level measured just above the legal limit of .08%, Garner said [LA Times].

Even at that hefty weight, his supposed two drinks from two hours before still got him busted. Luckily, Santa was able to get out jail after paying a $5,000 bail. He then went to get his reindeer, errr, 2008 Chevy Impala, out of the impound yard.

Photo of a different Santa by Toast to Life via Flickr