Photos: Top twelve tattoo mug shots of 2013

Our annual roundup of mug shots for the year continues with pics of those who inked up before getting the chance to preserve their image for posterity.

Some of those in the spotlight have modest tats -- a teardrop here or there -- while others obviously spent a lotta time in that chair getting masterworks needled into their skin for an occasion just like this one.

See the top twelve below, and click on the links or captions to see our original coverage.

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