Walter White is probably the most wanted meth dealer you've ever heard of. Of course, that's only on the show "Breaking Bad," right?
Sure Walter White is the name of a character on the hit AMC series who has somehow evaded the law while cooking very pure meth. He's a wanted man on television. There's also a warrant for his arrest in Alabama and he's on the most wanted list in Tuscaloosa County.
That's Walter Eddy White, as reported by USA Today, for those of you keeping score at home.
White was arrested in 2008 for making and selling meth and released on probation in 2010. But then he was arrested on the same charges in January 2012 which violated his probation. [The bald TV-version of Walter White wouldn't be caught this easily, would he?]
The real Walter White was doing OK until he missed his court appearance in July, according to Alabama Live. Now everyone is after him.
Missing a court appearance is its own crime in most places. It's also grounds for a court to revoke your bail.
That means if Mr. White is caught he'll most likely find himself living in a jail cell.
Charges for making and selling meth are no joke but the fact that White was previously convicted will count against him if he's found guilty this time. The prior record could be used to increase his sentence.
No news on whether White's product is as good as his TV counterpart's which is famous for being some of the purest meth available.
It's also unclear whether the fact that White shares a name with the famous drug dealer was good for his business.
Bryan Cranston, who plays Walter White in "Breaking Bad," is likely to be safe if he sets foot in Alabama because he doesn't look a lot like the accused man.
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