The mug shot seen here of John Angerer, who was charged with murder yesterday in the 2006 slaying of Longmont's Angela Wilds, is among the most vivid we've seen lately -- but it's hardly the only memorable mug that's arrived of late.
We're only a little over a third of the way into 2010, but we've already been flooded with striking images from accused everymen and women, plus celebrities and those who pose like them -- namely Dustin Winesberry, subject of the world's sexiest mug shot.
Not all of our top thirty favorites were taken in 2010, but all surfaced this year because their subjects made news that brought their mugs front and center. Page through below to see the gallery, alphabetically arranged by first name, complete with links to the Westword stories in which they starred.
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