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Top sixteen mug shots of December 2012

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Our roundup of December's most memorable mug shots may be weirder than all of those that preceded it in 2012. Featured posers include a student accused of assault for feeding unknowing people pot brownies, a DUI cop busted for DUI and -- a first -- the booking photo of a Westword contributor that will put a smile on your face. Check them out below, and be sure to click on the links or headlines to read our original coverage. Read more in "Marcus Ray Martinez shoots himself in head after wounding cop at Jugz: Suicide attempt?" Read more in "Jeffrey Musick shooting: DA rules cop justified in killing man armed with sword." Read more in "Cameron Washington, accused sex assaulter, busted for creating metro's riskiest block." Continue to keep counting down our top sixteen mug shots of December 2012. Read more in "Vincent Chacon, Steven Hernandez allegedly keep Nordstrom heist (almost) in the family." Read more in "Michael Hawkins and James Ward, alleged schmucks, busted thanks to Find my iPhone app." Read more in "Elizabeth Ward, DUI officer, one of two Boulder cops busted for drunk driving in a month." Continue to keep counting down our top sixteen mug shots of December 2012. Read more in "Operation Blood Sport: Meth and coke ring bust leads to discovery of cockfighting operation." Read more in "Germaine 'Jell-O' Wallace gets fifteen years for prostituion ring run through strip clubs." Read more in "Thomas Cunningham hit with 18 felony counts, possible years in jail, over 'pot brownie assault.'" Continue to keep counting down our top sixteen mug shots of December 2012. Read more in "Jim Tilmon charged with vehicular homicide in hit and run that killed Zewde Ali." Read more in "Chang Ho Yi, liquor store owner, sued by shoplifter he shot in the face." Read more in "William Elliott, ID'd as 'Good Samaritan' hit and run driver, may face kidnapping charge." Continue to keep counting down our top sixteen mug shots of December 2012. Read more in "Joseph Kern: Is he a schmuck for back-wages lawsuit against restaurant he allegedly robbed?" Read more in "William Costello, accused serial rapist, linked to two more crimes but bond lowered." Read more in "Ricky Scott convicted of killing soldier Anthony Silva over $200 worth of marijuana?" Read more in "I went to jail for skateboarding, and all I got was this sweet mug shot."

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