Crime

Why Alese Silva Was Busted and August's Most Memorable Mug Shots


This Facebook photo of Alese Silva makes her look like the most unlikely possible person ever to be arrested on a kidnapping charge.

But she and Ivan Lopez have both been formally charged with the crime, which netted a brief joy ride and $80 in cash.

Silva's booking photos is among the most memorable mug shots of August 2015 — and there are plenty of pics to keep the image company.

See all fifteen of those that made the cut below, and be sure to click on the captions or links for our original coverage — and the rest of the story.

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