September 30, 2014 | 7:50am
Every once in a while, a mug shot appears that obtains instant-classic status -- and that's certainly the case with the booking photo of Michael Whitington, who allegedly robbed a bank on the 16th Street Mall last week, then tried to make his getaway via (wait for it) light rail. That's why we're adding it to the gallery of all-time weirdest mug shots published on Latest Word.
Where did Whitington wind up (aside from behind bars, that is)? Get the answer by counting down our top twenty, complete with links to the original items. Check them out below.
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Number 20: Read more in "Daryl Rasmussen, aka Ms. Puppy: Cross-dresser wanted for 2 murders busted in Cali," published August 2, 2011. Number 19: Read more in "Richard Holman gets 48 years after giving hickeys and worse to ten-year-old boy," published August 29, 2012 Number 18: Read more in "Walter Bond allegedly torched sheepskin factory for animal rights cause (and wants to do it again)," published July 26, 2010. Number 17: Read more in "Roberto Santistevan busted in fatal stabbing of Crystal Crespin on S. Eliot (17)," published August 9, 2011. Continue to keep counting down our twenty weirdest mug shots of all-time list. Number 16: Read more in "Colorado Springs Police bust of Steven Woods first under urban camping ban ordinance," published July 18, 2012 Number 15: Read more in "Barbara West, 73, accused of being getaway driver for burglary, leading police chase," published February 13, 2012 Number 14:
Read more in "Gage Walker Lopez accused of being Evergreen Lutheran Church masturbator & groper," published March 14, 2011Number 13:Read more in "Sandra Roskilly killed by neighbor who complained about her rose bushes (10)," published August 19, 2013.Continue to keep counting down our twenty weirdest mug shots of all-time list.Number 12:Read more in "Larry Gomez denies shooting at officers, says cops 'beat the dog sh*t out of me.'"Number 11:Read more in "Thomas Frank Ross: DA's office decides against bias-motivated crime charge in Asian food fight," published October 7, 2011.Number 10:Read more in "Fifteen all-time most memorable face-and-neck-tattoo mug shots list welcomes Kevin Denolf," published February 19, 2014Number 9:Continue to keep counting down our twenty weirdest mug shots of all-time list.Number 8:Read more in "Eric Eugene Lyerly busted for murder after dead woman found in Westminster apartment (6)," published June 23, 2011Number 7:Read more in "Waldo Canyon fire: 37 burglaries, 28 car break-ins victimized evacuees," published July 12, 2012Number 6:Read more in "Ronald Thomas allegedly made naked kids throw coins at each others' genitals," published June 21, 2012Number 5:Read more in "Eddie Fisher, OneRepublic drummer, pleads not guilty in episode with model Loni Rae," published May 17, 2012Continue to keep counting down our twenty weirdest mug shots of all-time list.Number 4:Read more in "Carmen Tisch provoked to butt-rubbing, urinating by Clyfford Still painting," published January 5, 2012Number 2:Read more in "Thomas Guolee, white-supremacist-of-interest in Tom Clements killing, busted in Springs," published April 12, 2013.Number 2:Read more in "Derek Thor Apodaca's uncircumcised penis stars in Boulder Police report," published June 11, 2012
Number 1:Read more in "Dustin Winesberry, registered sex offender, takes world's sexiest mug shot," published April 6, 2010
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