RIVERDALE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man posing as one of Santa’s little helpers found himself on the naughty list this week in Riverdale, New Jersey.

Police told NJ.com 23-year-old Brian Chellis, of Cedar Grove, was found passed out in a car early Friday morning.

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According to Lt. James Macintosh, Chellis was found asleep at the wheel of a van with its engine running, music blasting and lights on.

Macintosh said he was wearing an Elf on the Shelf costume, with a red shirt, red pants, and white ruffled collar.

Chellis had seemed confused about where he was and had an open can of beer in the car, Macintosh added.

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He was issued a summons and released to a family member.

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