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Meth Chic: LaGrange-Area Meth Suspect Busted in 'Breaking Bad' Attire

Breaking Bad fan arrested for second time running his own meth lab, sheriff says.

Daniel Kowalski in his Los Pollos Hermanos t-shirt.
Daniel Kowalski in his Los Pollos Hermanos t-shirt.

LaGRANGE, IL — Sheriff's deputies busted a meth lab run by a young LaGrange man clad in a "Los Pollos Hermanos" t-shirt — the restaurant front for the meth dealer in the TV show Breaking Bad.

Cook County sheriff's officers went to Daniel Kowalski's house in the 1000 block of 61st Street in unincorporated Cook County near LaGrange Monday evening and found a fully operational meth lab. The 21-year-old Kowalski was on electronic home monitoring after a July 2013 bust for running a meth lab.

He's charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials and possession of materials needed to produce methamphetamine.

Glass beakers, burners, chemicals, and 12 jars of psychedelic mushrooms were found in the house, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff Tom Dart tweeted the news: "For those asking, Daniel Kowalski was actually wearing a @Los_Pollos_ABQ shirt at the time of arrest."

What, no #BreakingBad, sheriff?



Cindy P. February 26, 2014 at 09:08 PM
Please put him away! Two time scum bag your out.
knee jerk February 26, 2014 at 10:57 PM
Just cause it's a meth "lab" doesn't mean he should be wearing a laboratory coat.
Mike February 26, 2014 at 10:58 PM
LoL. Breaking Bad + YouTube = THIS SHIT HAPPENS! Saw this one coming.
Pound Pets February 26, 2014 at 11:10 PM
Like I a give a crap what he was wearing. Pretty sad Headline
ray February 27, 2014 at 03:13 AM
Another sign of the dumbing of America.
shinty February 27, 2014 at 06:47 PM
House arrest, ankle bracelet, meth lab. What's missing is the probation officer's visit. Our criminal justice system is very broken.
Charles Ostman February 27, 2014 at 08:43 PM
A completely useless pile of puke . . . put this joker in prison, and keep him there. Meth is the worst, most destructive poison that can be imagined.
knee jerk February 27, 2014 at 08:48 PM
Come on Charles, are you lying through your missing teeth again?

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