When you get arrested, part of the procedure involves getting your mugshot taken. For many, it’s a pretty unsettling experience, especially if it happens to be your first time getting in trouble with the law.

Mugshots can portray an array of different emotions but usually, the alleged criminal will look pretty damn distraught at either having been caught or having been accused of a crime they didn’t commit.

However, the more eccentric of these people will react to the ordeal in the most bizarre way:

Here is a collection of America’s most memorable mugshots…

1. Michael Whittington robbed a bank in Denver

And yet was strangely happy about being arrested.

2. Noel D Dawson Jr was arrested for chasing a family member with a hatchet in Toledo, Ohio

And this is how he reacted to it all.

3. Alan Dale Lee was arrested on drug charges

He was given the nickname “Dracula” by cops in Florida, I’ll let you imagine why…