'Sexy' mugshot of Jeremy Meeks rapidly spreading across the Internet

Meeks' mugshot has drawn almost 50,000 "likes" on Facebook.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   June 20, 2014 at 9:03 AM

STOCKTON, Calif., June 20 (UPI) -- A California felon's "sexy" mugshot has already drawn almost 50,000 "likes," more than 5,000 shares and nearly 15,000 comments after it was posted on Facebook by the Stockton Police Department.

Jeremy Meeks was arrested Wednesday on felony weapons charges during Operation Ceasefire.

If the Internet has its way, he won't be behind bars for long. As of now, the #FreeJeremyMeeks campaign is going strong on Twitter.

The 30-year-old now has a GoFundMe page seeking to raise his $90,000 bail.

"Well You know the story," reads a post on the page. "And now everyone wants to Free Meeks hoping the fame will change his life and put him on the right path... An honest career... Modeling! Lets find out if he does or if we are all just wasting our money!"

At this point, no one really seems to be donating.

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