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5:00 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Too Much "Cheese" In A Mug Shot Could Get You Lockdown

Say Cheese? A sampling of smiling mug shots posted to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s website during the last three weeks.

Mug shots. We love them, don't we? Tell me you haven't gawked with glee at the unflattering police candid of a Hollywood starlet or fallen politician. Newspapers have whole sections of their websites dedicated to mug shots these days.

But mugging too much for a mug shot in Mecklenburg County can get you locked in a cell indefinitely.

I guess the first question is why someone would smile in a mug shot to begin with?

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