N.J. man who portrays Santa Claus arrested with crack pipe 11/07/2017 7:07 am PST Comments WPIX via WPIX: SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. — A retiree who volunteers as a Santa Claus is facing drug charges alleging police found a crack pipe in his vehicle during a New Jersey traffic stop. South Hackensack police say 66-year-old Charles Smith, of Pompton Lakes, was arrested Monday after a traffic stop on Route 46. They say an officer saw the crack pipe next to a Santa Claus costume. Authorities say a subsequent search of the vehicle turned up more drug paraphernalia, including empty bags of crack and heroin alongside a hypodermic needle. FULL STORY: NJ man who portrays Santa Claus arrested with crack pipe - WPIX #Drugs #NewJersey #WPIX Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.