Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7:33 a.m.
Things are about to get strange. In recent days, we've shared mug-shot roundups featuring intimidating images, celebrities and notables, tattoos and women. But now, here are the weirdest shots 2011 has had to offer. And as those who lived through it know, it was a mighty weird year.
Give the photos the once-over below, and click on their links to check out our original coverage.
Read more in "Eric Eugene Lyerly busted for murder after dead woman found in Westminster apartment (6)."
Read more in "Luke Irvin Chrisco, porta-potty creep: More charges for spying at DMV, Target (VIDEO)."
Read more in "Top 48 Boulder registered sex offenders (PHOTOS)."
Read more in "Monique Lynch gets 27 years in death of 7-year-old who may have been buried alive."
Read more in "Kyle Horning busted for indecent exposure and burglary after walking in naked on 10-year-old." Page down for more weirdness.
Read more in "Daryl Rasmussen, aka Ms. Puppy: Cross-dresser wanted for 2 murders busted in Cali."
Read more in "Roberto Santistevan busted in fatal stabbing of Crystal Crespin on S. Eliot (17)."
Read more in "Frances Garcia allegedly used blanket to quiet crying baby Adam Gonzales -- permanently (13)."
Read more in "Robert Young, Mark Rubinson accused of reenacting Weekend at Bernie's with pal's corpse."
Read more in "Thomas Frank Ross: DA's office decides against bias-motivated crime charge in Asian food fight." Page down for more weirdness.
Read more in "Peter VanVolkinburg allegedly responds to cop handcuffing him by breaking her hand."
Read more in "Headline to beat for best of the year: "'Police search for Moron.'"
Read more in "Ronald Keithline, ID'd as Boulder hit-and-run victim, had a habit of lying down in roadways."
Read more in "Gage Walker Lopez accused of being Evergreen Lutheran Church masturbator & groper."
Read more in "Gordon Schumacher accused of sneaking into neighbor's house, putting webcam in bedroom."
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More from our Mug Shots archive: "The 120 most memorable mug shots of 2010."