John Morales, 41, A Texas actor whose big role was Scruff McGruff the crime-fighting dog, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison this week for drug and gun crimes.

Morales was arrested in Galveston in 2011 when police found more than 1,000 marijuana plants and 27 weapons, including grenade launchers, and two indoor farms.

Scruff McGruff, going to jail for BIG TIME drug and weapons charges...Crazy!