Stoner Claus: Guy Dressed As Santa Arrested For Giving Out Bags Of Weed

Randy Lange [Seaside Police Department]Randy Lange [Seaside Police Department]

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SEASIDE, CA — Christmas came early for patrons of a California restaurant when Santa Claus showed up with a sack full of weed.

A 57-year-old Monterey Peninsula man, Randy Lange, was arrested in January 2015 after police say he handed out marijuana to customers and staff at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Seaside.

Related: High Holidays: Pot Bust Reveals Marijuana Plant Disguised As Christmas Tree

The Monterey County Herald reported that Lange claimed to be Santa Claus and said the pot was a gift to the recipients, according to a press release from the Seaside Police Department. At around 4 P.M., Lange was allegedly seen wrapping marijuana in napkins and handing it out to people inside the restaurant.

Lange also allegedly gave one employee a napkin filled with pot, put cannabis in the tip jar, and told diners that “he was Santa and that he had a gift for them,” authorities said.

Customers called police, and after officers arrived on the scene, they found two pounds of pot on Lange, who was arrested for furnishing marijuana.

Related: Bad Santa! Ex–Mall St. Nick & Birthday Party Magician Sentenced To 30 Years

He told me he likes giving out marijuana. I have never experienced anything like this,” Sergeant Nicolas Borges said.

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Read more:

Monterey County Weekly 

NBC Bay Area

Main photo: Randy Lange [Seaside Police Department]

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