"Writers throughout history have been known to run afoul of the law, with charges ranging from disorderly conduct to murder. With the advent of the mug shot in the late 1800s, a latent image emerged of these various offenses, realized through this new, curious medium."
You might just be surprised by some of the crimes--Murder included. Mug Shots are fabulous! Read the entire article HERE or click on the names to see Mug Shots and Crimes!
WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Burroughs shot and killed his common-law wife, Joan Vollmer, in 1951 after a night of heavy drinking. The author attempted to shoot a highball glass off of Joan’s head…and missed.