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Thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes -- of 2012

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As we all know, Colorado has been shaken by some extraordinarily startling crimes in 2012 -- and they're reflected in the mug shots that accompanied our coverage of these stories. Below, we've assembled the images associated with the best known among them, as well as other tales that give us just as much reason to anticipate 2013. Count them down below, and click on the names or the links to see our original coverage. Read more in "Jerod Reeves admits to sawing fingers off dead shooter in murder-suicide to get gun." Read more in "Kevin McGregor gets life without parole in murder of Todd Walker." Read more in "Brian Trumble, music teacher, allegedly waited years before starting to molest student." Read more in "Hassan Mayo allegedly sold woman to another pimp for $400." Read more in "Vincent Groves may have slain 24 women: Colorado's most prolific serial killer?" Continue to see more of 2012's thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes. Read more in "Alicia Martinez murder: Did Edward Romero chop up some body parts in a blender?" Read more in "Tyler Sanchez, developmentally delayed man, cleared of child sex assault after three years." Read more in "Rayshawn Laster: Guilty plea for man who shot his mother, Facebooked about it." Read more in "Zachary Meints, youth hockey coach, allegedly challenged players to masturbation races." Read more in "Derrick Saunders, Denver cop, unfired despite driving 143 MPH while drunk." Continue to see more of 2012's thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes. Read more in "Eddie Fisher, OneRepublic drummer, pleads not guilty in episode with model Loni Rae." Read more in "Joshua Vohs convicted for taking photos up women's skirts with shoe camera." Read more in "Photos: Did Michael Maher play dress-up at both High Park and Lower North Fork Fire?" Read more in "Brian Hedglin, Springs murder suspect, tries to hijack plane before killing himself." Read more in "Timothy Paez didn't ask woman at bar if she wanted a golden shower." Continue to see more of 2012's thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes. Read more in "Tyler Withrow, self-described 'unhinged' stand-up comic, charged with double murder." Read more in "Joel Nevarez wanted for siccing pit-bull mix on bride at her wedding." Read more in "Michael Gilliland, ex-Sunflower CEO: Guilty plea for pandering after child-prostitution sting." Read more in "Joseph Nelson, who allegedly cut out dog's organs, eyeball: Plea-deal do-over." Read more in "Rollin Oliver: Read probable cause statement of Officer Celena Hollis's accused killer." Continue to see more of 2012's thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes. Read more in "Gary Haney, killed by SWAT team, was sex-mag publisher, former Big Daddy of Denver nightlife." Read more in "Noel Bertrand found guilty of airport rape despite claiming rough sex." Read more in "Billy Joe Delacey indicted in murder of male escort he met on Craigslist." Read more in "Alan Smith: Guilty plea in plan to drug friend so he could molest his young daughters." Read more in "Fero's Bar & Grill: See the men arrested in quintuple homicide-arson (39-43)." Read more in "Ari Misha Liggett's mom ID'd as dismembered body found in car, more shocking details (44)." Continue to see more of 2012's thirty most memorable mug shots -- and most shocking crimes. Read more in "Alfred Flores's chewing gum leads to bust for head-shot murder of Manuel Martinez." Read more in "Richard Johnson, ex-Highlands Ranch teacher and coach: Thirty child sex assault counts." Read more in "Austin Reed Sigg's mom reportedly made call leading to teen's arrest in Jessica Ridgeway case." Read more in "Photo: James Holmes mug shot."

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