Arrestee’s ‘handsome’ mop shot goes viral

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A mop shot of a Northern California male arrested on transgression weapons charges has left viral on amicable media, attracting some-more than 33,000 “likes” and sketch comments praising his high cheekbones, chiseled face and distinguished blue eyes.

Jeremy Meeks, 30, a felon, was arrested Wednesday on 5 weapons charges and one squad charge, according to Officer Joseph Silva, a orator for a Stockton Police Department.

No prior detain print has garnered so many certain courtesy given a dialect set adult a Facebook page in Mar 2012, Silva told The Associated Press.

“I have not seen that many likes for a print before,” he said.

By late Thursday, Meeks’ detain print had garnered some-more than 33,000 “likes,” and 10,400 comments, and had been common some-more than 3,300 times.

“Wow. That is one good looking mop shot!” one chairman wrote.

“Momma, I’m in adore with a criminal,” another joked.

Some online commentators even pronounced Meeks looked like he belonged in an Abercrombie Fitch ad or on a uncover “America’s Next Top Model.”

Still others were disapproving, such as one spectator who said, “He might be a tad bit cute, yet with 6 felonies, he ain’t that cute.”

Meeks was one of 4 group taken into control during Operation Ceasefire, a multiagency goal to quell a new boost in shootings and robberies in a Weston Ranch area of Stockton, a Northern California city of about 300,000 nestled amid a network of waterways that form a Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

Four firearms were confiscated during a brush Wednesday involving a Stockton military squad unit, a FBI, a U.S. Marshals Task Force and other agencies.

Silva called Meeks “one of a many aroused criminals in a Stockton area,” yet he declined to yield any sum on a crimes that Meeks is believed to have been concerned in.

Meeks, who is being hold in lieu of $900,000 bail, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon.

Silva did not know either he had defended a lawyer.

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