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Woman Arrested Thanks to 'Unflattering' Facebook Pic

Monica Hargrove asked Columbus police to take it off their Facebook page

(Newser) - Ahh, vanity: It gets us every time. A 34-year-old Ohio woman was hit with robbery, aggravated-robbery, and kidnapping charges all thanks, in part, to an unflattering Facebook photo. Monica Hargrove drove a friend to pick up a prescription on Aug. 30, only to allegedly pull a gun on her, rob... More »

Bank Robbery Suspect Makes the Most of Mug Shot

Michael Whitington flashes his pearly whites

(Newser) - A man captured after authorities say he tried to flee a bank robbery in Denver doesn't seem too upset about his capture and subsequent charge. The mug shot taken after 45-year-old Michael Whitington's Sept. 23 arrest shows him with a broad, toothy smile and his eyes open wide.... More »

Wife of 'Dreamy Mugshot Man' Is 'Furious'

And Jeremy Meeks' mom says he's good, not bad

(Newser) - The wife of "handsome mugshot man" Jeremy Meeks is none too thrilled with his newfound online celebrity, Fox News reports. Arrested this week on a gang charge and five weapons charges, Meeks fueled tens of thousands of Facebook "likes" and more than 11,000 shares with his blue-eyed,... More »

Here It Is: Justin Bieber's Mug Shot

And some fun quotes from his arrest report

(Newser) - Finally, a mug shot that Beliebers can print out and tape to their walls. Yes, Justin Bieber's mug shot has been released by Miami Beach police. CNN also has some choice quotes from the pop star's crazy arrest this morning . Per the arrest report, Bieber said, among other... More »

Don't Want Your Mug Shot Online for Eternity? Pay Up

Sites are charging hundreds—even to those whose charges were dropped

(Newser) - After seven-plus years and a 2,800-mile move, Christopher Jones thought he'd left behind the arrest that capped a bitter break-up—until he searched the Internet last month and came face-to-face with his 2006 police mug shot. The information below the photo, one of millions posted on mugshots.com... More »

Here Are All Lindsay Lohan's Mug Shots

Plus: Why she may end up back in jail after all

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan has a brand-new mug shot, her sixth. She turned herself in to police as a formality yesterday, after taking a plea deal in her misdemeanor car crash case, the AP reports. She was booked and then released. As of right now, she's not supposed to spend any... More »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Creates 'Mugshot of the Day' Contest

Maricopa County lawman making waves again in Arizona

(Newser) - Commit a crime in Arizona and you'll likely see some jail time, but you may also earn the dubious title of "mugshot of the day." Sheriff Joe Arpaio has started a daily contest to see which criminal will earn the honors, notes IndyPosted . "Numerous people are... More »

New Loughner Mugshots Out

Lawyers had sought to block them

(Newser) - Jared Lee Loughner's second set of mugshot photos—shot by US marshals when he was taken into federal custody—have been released, despite his lawyers' best efforts. He's still smirking, though not as broadly as in the widely distributed mugshot taken by the Pima County Sheriff's Office, and sports an... More »

Cop Followed Hilton SUV's 'Vapor Trail'

Then she reached for lip balm, dropped coke bag

(Newser) - If you're going to smoke a joint, you probably shouldn't do it while driving: 1) an ostentatious vehicle; 2) down the Las Vegas strip; 3) with open windows; 4) past a cop. All of the above would seem to explain Paris Hilton's latest legal woes, reports the AP. A Las... More »

Book 'Em: Tabloid Strikes Gold With Mug Shots

One thing's for sure: It's profitable

(Newser) - The Slammer, a North Carolina tabloid that gleefully prints local mug shots and crime reports, is flying off newsstands, and whether it’s helpful or shameful, it’s certainly profitable. “I don’t think (the Slammer) deserves the ‘journalism’ title,” publisher Isaac Cornetti, himself a former jailbird,... More »

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