The FBI’s Wanted Bank Robbers Map depicts the location of bank robberies nationwide and allows users to view details of the robbery incidents and suspects (complete with printable versions of their wanted posters) by clicking around the map.
An Ohio man wanted for failing to appear in court on a DUI charge sent police a selfie after deciding he didn’t like the booking photos of him posted online by police to assist in his capture. He apparently sent a photo of himself behind the wheel with a cool looking pair of sunglasses, complete with the caption, “Here is a better photo that one is terrible.”
Police responded by putting his selfie online on Facebook as well, noting, “This photo was sent to us by Mr. Pugh himself. We thank him for being helpful, but now we would appreciate it if he would come speak to us at the LPD about his charges.”
Mr. Pugh was subsequently arrested in Florida.
Stephen Barounis, 50, a retired NYPD detective, is planning to soon open The 46th Street Station House, a new police station themed bar near Times Square – complete with a squad car and holding cell. An old-fashioned police call boxwill house the bar’s telephone, and a vintage 1960s era police car will be inside the bar on display, and the walls will be lined with celebrity mugshots of stars like Justin Bieber, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and others.
Former NYPD cop is opening a police-themed bar near Times Square [via New York Daily News]
In 2008, while the fictional Walter White first began building his methamphetamine empire on AMC’s hit show Breaking Bad, a real meth chef by the same name was arrested for manufacturing and trafficking the drug in Alabama. White was featured in a VICE documentary released yesterday about his adventures as one of the best crystal meth cooks in the state.
“My name is Walter White and I’m a meth cook,” White said in the documentary. “For 10 years I had the best meth in Alabama. If you wanted the best meth, you had to come this way, you had to come to me.”
White added at the height of his meth-making and drug-selling business, he was making several thousand dollars a day.
Take a look back at this past year’s and years’ passed Halloweens of Hollywood’s sexiest women in uniform. (Also included are the outfits they donned for roles they were playing at the time). On the other side of the coin are the trouble-makers with the cutest celebrity mugshots. One guess who makes both lists.
Heidi Montag in uniform at a Halloween party in October 2008.
Two years before Montag in 2006, Paris Hilton wore the same police outfit for Halloween. (Her folks Kathy and Rick Hilton dressed up as cops this past year). If you are actually interested in seeing that though, you never should have passed the psych exam for this profession, and I weep for your children.
Pamela Anderson once donned a police uniform in a video ad for PETA that was deemed too racy for New York City airports. In the short and somewhat comedic video, she played the role of an airport security officer who denies boarding privileges to passengers wearing leather or fur coats.
In September 2008 Beyonce Knowles dressed in NYPD blue for her music video for “If I Were a Boy.”
Alyssa Milano wearing an (ahem) police uniform for an episode of NBC comedy series My Name is Earl. She appears in Episode Six of Season Three, and you can view the actual scene above as well (flash only).
It is a little debatable whether this shot of Paula Garces belongs here, considering that she appears to define herself here more based on what she is not wearing rather than what she actually is… but I doubt you’ll be complaining. Garces played a cop on FX’s gritty series The Shield and is perhaps best-known for her role as Harold’s love interest in the Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle movies.
Back in July, Denise Richards tweeted: “I’m starting to think we’re making a Porno with this wardrobe!” regarding her above outfit for a role on Spike TV’s Blue Mountain State. Not a bad idea, Denise.
Originally published on Nov 5, 2010
Dating website Meet-An-Inmate.com boasts a wide selection of single… inmates (!) to choose from. Maeghan, 22, pictured at left, says she “got involved with the wrong guy at a young age and I am paying the price, now I want to find the right guy.”
This is old, but it’s still hilarious. If you’re dead-set on committing a crime, here’s yet another example of why it’s not such a hot idea to post photos about it on
CraigslistFacebook. Earlier this year, Michael Baker, 20, let his girlfriend take a photo of him as he apparently siphoned gas from a Jenkins Police Department squad car. Though it’s technically legal to flip a police officer the bird, given the context of the photo, it probably wasn’t the greatest idea. As the story of his adventureidiocy spread around town (along with the photo), it didn’t take long before he was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking. Baker’s mugshot is below.
Some of these are funny – or in the case of the second guy in the line-up, who sports the tattoo “Ladies Love It” above his upper lip, unspeakably hilarious – while others are just plain strange. Here are the top 10 bizarre mug shots of 2010. You can also view a video with another media outlet’s top mug shot picks for 2010.
Martha Stewart (though beware sketch artists, Ms. Stewart will call you out if you attempt to check out a taping of her show after the fact, as she did with sketch artist Shirley Shepard, telling the studio audience that she was “the bad artist who did all those terrible sketches of me”)
To purchase a book of celebrity courtroom sketches, two excellent books are:
1. The Art of Justice: An Eyewitness View of Thirty Infamous Trials by Marilyn Church, whose work was recently acquired by the United States government
2. Captured: Inside the World of Celebrity Trials by Mona Shafer Edwards.