One South Florida superfan of the show
According to Florida TV station WPTV, 28-year-old Ryan Lee Carroll of San Carlos Park, Florida was booked in the early morning hours of
What makes Carroll's arrest notable, however, is that last fall he became briefly famous in his town for winning a contest sponsored by "Breaking Bad" actor
Carroll told the newspaper that Paul planned to pick Carroll and a friend up at
At the time, he told the Naples Daily News, "If you start watching ['Breaking Bad'], you can't stop. It's highly addicting, just like the meth they make" on the series.
Authorities began a search of Carroll's rented home on Wednesday, according to the TV station. The home is adjacent to San Carlos Park Elementary School in the Fort Myers area.
"Breaking Bad" chronicled a high school chemistry teacher becoming a powerful drug kingpin through the cooking and sale of a particularly potent meth in the Albuquerque area.