Lots of nominees this week for ugliest police mugshot.
Remember Bryant Phillip Islas' tatted head and neck? How about Frank Lauder Woods' battered face? Constantino Monterrosas Gamez has a mug only a mother could love--if he didn't set her on fire like he did his girlfriend.
Claudio Huerta Martinez, pictured at right, whipped them all.
Brothers Cristobal Ortiz Rodriguez and Eduardo Ortiz Rodriguez would have been in the running but our post on the disgusting crimes they are accused of went up before their mugshots arrived. Here they are now:
In the end, Martinez still takes the "honors."
The 44-year-old Santa Ana man was arrested Tuesday for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl two years ago, when she was 7, at his apartment complex in the 2200 block of South Center Street in Santa Ana. Martinez is married with children and has been living there since before the victim was born.
The girl apparently told a friend, and word spread to her parents and eventually school police, that between September and October of 2008, Martinez assaulted her. When cops questioned him about it, he made "incriminating statements," according to Santa Ana Police Department Cpl. Anthony Bertagna, the agency's spokesman.
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Martinez is being held without bail on felony charges of sexual intercourse or sodomy with a child younger than 10 years old, oral copulation or sex with penetration with a child younger than 10, and lewd or lascivious acts with a minor.
Those crimes actually harken to the ones blamed on the Rodriguez brothers:
For ugliest mugs of the week, the finish is Claudio, Cristobal and then Eduardo.