Actor John R. Morales Who Portrayed ‘McGruff the Crime Dog’ Sentenced To 16 Years In Jail On Drug And Weapons Charges

By Business 2 Community | Small Business

Actor John R. Morales who was arrested in 2011 for possession of 1,000 marijuana plants, 27 weapons and 9,000 rounds of ammunition has accepted a plea deal.  The actor who dressed up as McGruff the Crime Dog and visited schools to teach children about the danger of drugs will spend the next 16 years in prison.  Once the story broke, thousands took to Twitter to share their opinions.  Many focused on the irony that an actor that portrayed a crime fighting dog was arrested for committing a crime while others asked “what is the world coming to?”  Below is a look at some of the reactions.

For those that don’t remember McGruff the Crime Dog from the ’80s, here is a look at one of his vintage TV commercials.

What was your reaction when you first heard the news?

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