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Jeremy Meeks: 5 Things To Know About The Sexy Mug Shot Felon

Fri, June 20, 2014 8:00am EDT by 94 Comments

Jeremy Meeks’ is the guy that women have been swooning over ever since his mugshot went viral on June 18. Here are five things you must know about this sexy felon.

Well, he is quite a hunk! Jeremy Meeks, 30, and his model face went viral overnight when his mugshot caught the attention of ladies around the world. has rounded up 5 things you must know about Jeremy, the man whose gorgeous mugshot went viral! Note of caution, ladies: he’s a convicted felon, so he’s not exactly date material!

Jeremy Meeks: 5 Things To Know About The Guy Whose Mugshot Went Viral

1. He was arrested for felony weapons charges. 

Jeremy was arrested on one gang charge and five weapons charges on June 18, Officer Joseph Silva, a Public Information Officer for the Stockton Police Department, told He was arrested along with three other men, according to the Stockton Police Department Facebook page. The police believe Jeremy was a part of an active group that is allegedly responsible for many shootings and robberies in the area.

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He spent 9 years in prison previously for grand theft auto, USA Today reports.

2. He has a son!

On a community Facebook page created about Jeremy, pictures surfaced of Jeremy with his son. His mother also posted pictures of Jeremy with his son on her GoFundMe page. Like Jeremy, his son is a cutie. 

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In a new jailhouse interview, Jeremy confirmed that he was married and had a son.

3. His mother has started a GoFundMe page to “Free Jeremy.”

His mother, Katherine Angier, started a GoFundMe page to raise money to “Free Jeremy.” On the page, Katherine pleaded with people to donate to get him released. “Please help,” she wrote. “My son was taken into custody on his way to work. He is a working man with a son. He is being stereotyped due to old tatoos [sic].”

4. His mother believes he’s been stereotyped because of his tattoos. 

His mother also believes he’s been singled out because of his significant tattoos. “He has a job and … He was on his way to work,” she also wrote. “With no gang affiliations as per two of the charges. He has old tattoos..which causes him to be sterotyped [sic]. He’s my son and he is so sweet. Please help him to get a fair trial or else he’ll be railroaded.”

5. His picture on the Facebook page has been liked over 65,000 times!

Yes, you read that right. The picture that the Stockton Police Department posted after the arrests, and the one that’s gone viral, has been liked over 65,000 times and counting! Jeremy is 6’1 and 170 pounds and ladies must have a thing for this bad boy!

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HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Jeremy’s sexy mugshot? Let us know!

— Avery Thompson

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