Twenty scariest mug shots of 2012

Each year, as we pull together roundups of the year's most memorable mug shots, we're startled anew by some of the photos -- those in which the subjects are so intense, pissed off or something that the images are burned into our brains.

Below, see the twenty from 2012 that affected us that way, and click on the names or accompanying links to see our original coverage.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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