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STOCKTON, Calif. — A mugshot of a man arrested on a gun charge has gone viral on Facebook with people commenting on how attractive the suspect looks.

According to, Stockton police went on a gun raid at 11 different locations.

Police arrested four people and seized two rifles, a handgun and a shotgun at one home. The suspects were identified as Jeremy Meeks, 30, Terry Bailey, 22, Jurzi Coleman, 18, and Joelin Coleman, 44.

The all face felony weapons charges.

Since news of the raid was publicized, Jeremy Meek’s mugshot has gotten a lot attention online.

Commenters remarked he looked “hot” and one person wrote “is it illegal to be that sexy?”

At 4:30 Thursday, about 24 hours after the photos were posted to the police department’s Facebook page, Meeks’ photo had more than 20,000 “likes” and 5,200 comments, meanwhile Terry Bailey, who was arrested for the same crimes during the same police sweep as Meeks, only had 225 “likes” and 68 comments.


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