Posts tagged ‘Mug shot’

August 28, 2011

Smoking Gun’s Mug Shots of the Week

by Accidental Bear

“Every Week, Some Perps Raise A Few Eyebrows”

Arrested for public intoxication.

Arrested for public intoxication

Arrested for DUI.

Arrested for DUI.

Arrested for driving with an invalid license.

Arrested for driving with an invalid license.

Arrested for assault causing injury to a family member.

Arrested for assault causing injury to a family member.

Arrested for resisting or obstructing officers.

AUGUST 27--The comely Idahoan, 23, at the head of this week’s mug shot roundup was busted yesterday for resisting or obstructing an officer

 

 

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(via Smoking Gun)

June 28, 2011

If You’re Arrested This Weekend, Do It Whitey Bulger’s Way

by Accidental Bear

The next time you get thrown in the slammer forget your grandmothers useless advice about wearing clean underwear. When busted for whatever illegal activity of your choice you hope to look as good as Whitey Bulger in this classic, actual mug shot from 1953. Fashionably un-aware  Bulger gets him a spread in Esquire Magazine  in 2011.

(via Esquire.com)

If the New York Times wanted to avoid burnishing the legend of Whitey Bulger, who was wanted for 19 counts of murder until the FBI arrested him on Wednesday, they picked the wrong front-page photograph: a mug shot from 1953 that may be the most stylish diptych in the history of criminality. Bulger is 23-years-old. He’s wearing a collared shirt and a wide-checked zip-up flannel coat. In profile, he looks just like James Dean. The crazy thing is the shot was taken when James Dean was still a nobody, working in TV. On the right, staring straight at the Boston Police cameraman, he’s inexplicably wearing an outsize fedora. As a whole, the mug shot is a strange amalgam of Jim Stark and Roger Sterling. He’s the rebel with a cause, the real tough from whom the Hollywood toughs were ripping off their style.

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April 19, 2011

Hair Ball of the Day: via The Smoking Gun Mug Shots

by Accidental Bear

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