It's time at last. After preliminary roundups featuring a slew of mug shot collections, spotlighting tattoos, hairstyles, weirdness, intimidation, celebrities and notables, baby faces and women on the wrong side of the law, we offer up the most memorable images of the year -- an array so large that they wouldn't all fit in a single post.
Check out the first fifty below, complete with links to our original coverage.
Read more in "Marijuana bust: Richard Caleel among group accused of using MMJ as cover for illicit pot ring."
Read more in "Luke Irvin Chrisco, porta-potty creep: More charges for spying at DMV, Target (VIDEO)."
Read more in "Ann Crall: Cancer-faking Lakewood cop's wife pleads guilty to fraud, could get 15 years."
Read more in "Mario McDonald charged along with 'grandma' Edna Iddings in horrific child abuse allegations."
Read more in "Brooke Mueller, Shmuck: Will she out-Charlie Sheen her ex in Aspen?"
Read more in "Martin Parras investigated for DUI, vehicular assault for hitting man also struck in hit-and-run."
Read more in "Douglas Bruce, father of TABOR and controversy magnet, indicted for tax evasion."
Read more in "Keith Ruiz busted in death of 2-year-old Dolci Gryshayeva, spokesman calls details disturbing."
|Keith Nick Ruiz.|
Read more in "Eric Barney accused of holding girlfriend hostage for two months, torturing her."
Read more in "Manuel McGee allegedly got away with brutal rape for 3 years -- until his DNA betrayed him."