In the regular posting of alleged criminals wanted on arrest warrants, the Galesburg, IL Police Department shared mugshots of them on September 3. However, one of the mugshots has gone viral because of the person's resemblance with Walter White from Breaking Bad. Also known as Heisenberg played by Bryan Cranston, this character has a huge fan following and an internet army, which recognized it at first and made sure everyone knows about it. Bryan Cranston's character plays the role of a chemistry teacher turned drug dealer.
The person in the mugshot is identified as Todd W. Barrick Jr. The 50year old has an arrest warrant for committing a violation of probation. Probation in criminal law is fundamentally is a period in which the offender is supervised with the order by the court. Reportedly, Barrick's violation is enough and is related to the possession of methamphetamine. It is a drug that stimulates the central nervous system. Surprisingly, the character Heisenberg in Breaking Bad also cooks the same drug and contacts dealers in order to pay for his medical bills.
Netizens immediately took it viral posting the GIF of Breaking bad and tagging their friends. One of them commented, "Heisenberg, is that you?". While someone else commented that “Heisenberg is alive!!”. Amidst the popularity of the show, there are also discussions of the Breaking Bad movie and therefore, one of the comments under the post also read that looks like the movie is bad. There were many comments, saying “say my name” which is the iconic Heisenberg dialogue in the show. One Facebook user also said that he is pretty sure he saw the “bald guy” with the “skinny guy” which is also a reference to the show. In Breaking Bad, Heisenberg's partner in dealing is Jesse Pinkman who plays Aaron Paul.
Anyone with any kind of information about the people listed by the police can contact Galesburg Police at the given numbers, by both, calling or leaving a text message.