We’ve featured some classic mug shots at LBS over the years. Former MLB player Derek Bell had a legendary one several years ago. Former Calgary Flames forward Brett Sutter looked like a pedophile in his. And running back Laurence Maroney went Busta Rhymes with his hair in his. But does anything top Brett Rogers and his mohawk from his mug shot? I think not.
Laughing over Rogers’ mug shot does not mean we find his alleged actions to be funny. Quite the opposite, in fact. As we learned from Bloody Elbow, Rogers was jailed and charged with “assault in the third degree, domestic assault by strangulation and pattern of stalking conduct — all felonies –in Dakota County. He was also charged with endangerment of a child, a gross misdameanor.”
Here are the details of what allegedly transpired. “His wife blacked out from being choked, suffered a golf ball sized wound on her face among smaller wounds. The couples daughter had tried to intervene after she saw Rogers strike her mother.”
Rogers reportedly admitted to getting in a fight with his wife after drinking, and he says he was returning force. Bro, even if you were returning force, YOU’RE A PROFESSIONAL MMA FIGHTER. You don’t fight anyone unless paid to in the ring or unless you’re defending someone’s life. Somehow I doubt punching your wife and choking her was necessary. See Brett, this is the sort of thing you should have done to Josh Barnett, not your wife.
Thanks to My Fox Twin Cities for the pictures