The idea of being a sinister criminal mastermind is seen as pretty cool to some people. And tattoos are seen as being both hard and cool. So many criminals who want to look hard and cool, and intimidating etc. may well get tattoos to ensure that their image is nailed tight.
However, if you are planning on selling stolen goods, you are making things pretty easy for the cops if you’ve got your face tattooed up like a snow tiger/ panda cross type thing. There is just nowhere to hide when you look like this. Nowhere.
Adam Roberts from Illinois has been arrested on 3 counts of burglary; police are faced with the easy task of tracking down the stolen goods that he’s sold on already.
“Anyone seen this guy? Errrr…. he looks familiar, yeah….. there’s something about his face that makes me think I’ve seen him before? Is it Liono from Thundercats?”
Here’s some more articles about facial tattoos which seem like they’re all the rage these days for some reason: