Guilty or not, these mug shots are worth a look. This information was supplied by law enforcement and describes recent arrests and charges. All defendants are presumed innocent.
This month's cases:
Authorities say Patricia Gamarra, 62, Mary Buchan, 55, Patricia Buchan, 28, Bridget Buchan, 23, Natacha Smith, 43, and Homer Searcy (a.k.a. Omar Searcy), 39, are under arrest in connection to the brutal beating of a 3-year-old boy. Read more.
Gregory Johnson, a 29-year-old Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputy, is accused of stealing cash from a dead body. Read more.
Authorities say 53-year-old Pat O'Brien, a lead guitarist for a death metal band, was arrested after breaking into a home while his own home was burning. Read more.
Windi C. Thomas is accused of killing her boyfriend by beating him with a table leg and sitting on him, rendering him unable to breathe. Read more.
Police have initially charged 27-year-old Arnez Yaron Jamison with driving under the influence after his van ran off a road and killed all four children inside. Read more.
Authorities in Texas arrested Aaron Urbanski who joined in a protest at a Santa breakfast on Saturday morning, police said. Read more.
Carlton James Mathis, 28, was arrested in June after the body of a 6-month-old baby was found in a motel freezer and Amanda Gail Oakes, 36, is charged with manslaughter and abuse of a corpse, authorities say. Read more.
Authorities say 36-year-old Reyes Felix was arrested for instigating a fight between two young girls that was caught on cell phone video. Read more.
Alyssa Zebrasky, 27, was reportedly arrested on shoplifting charges after stealing a bag from Walmart. When police searched the bag, they found drugs and a needle. Read more.
Police say Troy Paille has been arrested and booked into jail on murder charges in connection to a shooting at a Surprise sports bar. Read more.
Authorities say Blake Dickey (left) and Hunter Hill have been charged with the murder of a 33-year-old man and the shooting of a woman. Read more.
Police say Jessica Joy Wiese, a daycare worker, was arrested after a 2-year-old boy went home with broken bones. Read more.
Police say 20-year-old Jonee Hamilton slammed a 16-month-old child's head to the ground because the toddler wouldn't fall asleep. Read more.
61-year-old Charlene Thompson was arrested after she reportedly dumped hot grease on another person during a dispute on December 2. Read more.
Cassandra Harmon, 27, and Jeremy Cornell, 36, are accused of stealing about $7,500 worth of items from two West Valley Walmart stores on three occasions, in addition to stealing lottery tickets from convenience stores over the summer. Read more
Rafael Decomas was arrested for reportedly threatening to kill his teacher for scheduling an exam at 7 a.m. Read more.
Luke Sky Walker, 21, of Johnson City, Tenn., was arrested Thursday on a charge of violating probation. Read more.
Police say 38-year-old Emma Welch was intoxicated when she was taken into custody Saturday at the Scottsdale Camelback Resort and is facing two counts of child abuse. Read more.
Florence Police say 26-year-old Amanda D. Webster of Cameron, Arizona, was found dead at a Home 2 Suites on Saturday morning. Read more.
Lihui Liu, 43, has been charged with capital murder in the death of her 5-year-old son. Read more.
Police arrested Anna Collum, 54, in Tucson in conncection with the death of 67-year-old Priscilla Lefevre. Read more.