Skip to comments.Wanted British man dislikes mug shot, sends in new picture
Posted on 11/07/2009 2:45:44 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
A British man on the run from police sent a picture of himself to his local newspaper because he didn't like the mug shot they had printed of him.
South Wales Police had issued media with the photo of Matthew Maynard, who was wanted over a house break-in.
But when it appeared in the South Wales Evening Post, the 23-year-old was horrified, and sent the paper a better snap.
It has now appeared on the front page and police say the vain burglar has done them a favour.
Everyone in Swansea will know what he looks like now.
They will if that's really his picture.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus
In any other country this would be satire.
If he were American, I would say that this is typical behavior of Obama voters.
Before and after mug shots—how obliging of him.
I’m not sure he did this out of stupidity, but out of sheer cocky arrogance......
I admit I’ve never seen a flattering mugshot.
Ok, that pic of him next to the police van, that was good for a much needed laugh. Cheeky burglar indeed.
“You are so vain. I bet you think this mugshot is about you. You are so vain. I bet you think this ...”
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