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Epic Mugshot: Illinois Burglary Suspect Has Unique Face Tattoo

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Mar 12, 2013 7:45PM

Adam Roberts, 24, Madison County Sheriff's Office

Police are asking for the public's help to track down stolen items that this man may have sold, saying, "if they bought something from someone with a skull tattoo in the St. Louis area, it’s probably this guy."

Adam G. Roberts, 24, was arrested Friday in Godfrey, Ill., on three felony burglary counts related to thefts from 28 storage units. Also, he has a face tattoo. You may have noticed it. He probably thinks he looks like a badass. We think he looks like Peter Criss.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes:

“It’s the oddest thing I’ve ever seen in 20-plus years of law enforcement,” Capt. Mike Dixon of the Madison County Sheriff’s Department said of the skull-like tattoo over the suspect’s face. “I’ve seen horns on foreheads and stars on necks, but I’ve never seen a skull on a face.

“I can’t explain it. It’s just odd.”

Police have recovered about $1,000-worth of stolen goods, but they suspect there is more out there, including "a compact refrigerator, televisions, fishing equipment, DVDs, paintings, an antique chest of drawers, an oval mirror and a sewing machine." Roberts is being held on $60,000 bail.