Most Meta Drug Bust Ever: Meth Manufacturer Arrested In ‘Los Pollos Hermanos’ Shirt [Photo]

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We’ve got yet another Breaking Bad fan who seems to have completely missed the moral of the story.

The above photo made the front page of reddit this morning over its decidedly meta flavor; here we have a guy busted for meth wearing a “Los Pollos Hermanos” t-shirt in his mugshot, and no, he doesn’t seem to be aware of the humor of his situation.

Since the photo doesn’t come with a link, we did a bit of googling investigation and found that it comes from a Chicago Tribune article published today about a 21-year-old LaGrange man named Daniel Kowalski who was busted for running a meth lab (while already under electronic surveillance for, you guessed it, running a meth lab last summer).

Authorities also took note of the “Los Pollos Hermanos” t-shirt that Kowalski was wearing. A sheriff’s spokeswoman opined that Kowalski was probably a fan of Breaking Bad, and Sheriff Tom Dart later tweeted:

No word on whether Kowalski is seeking legal counsel, but given the situation he’s in …

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Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.


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