Teletubbies In Cocaine Bust

PBS darlings image adorns packages seized in drug cartel arrests

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Teletubbies In Cocaine Bust

SEPTEMBER 29--While we knew that Tinky Winky was gay, TSG was unaware of the Teletubbies cocaine connection.

When federal officials in New York yesterday announced the arrest of 22 members of an international drug cartel, they revealed that cocaine shipments seized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were labeled with a sweet portrait of the colorful cartoon quartet.

These photos, snapped by ICE investigators, show the ring's distinctive branding of its product. Frankly, we always suspected that degenerate Laa-Laa was hoovering up its PBS residual checks.

This, of course, is not the first time an iconic image has been appropriated by drug dealers. Remember the Harry Potter bust? Or the time they got bin Laden? (1 page)