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Mouthless Meth Salesman Busted For Slangin' Meth, Keeping Unauthorized Shotgun Next To Bed

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Alan John Shepard was minding his own business Monday morning when his meddling neighbors decided to call the police accusing him of peddling meth.

Phoenix police officers showed up at his place, near 4th Avenue and Vineyard, with a search warrant in hand, and tagged him for dangerous drug transportation and misconduct involving weapons.

Shepard's a convicted felon so he doesn't have the right to own a firearm, let alone keep a shotgun next to his bed, which is exactly what he was doing according to court records obtained by New Times.

But his arrest isn't the real story here. The story is his face (or lack thereof), which looks even more haunting in his profile pic. Check it out after the jump.

Yes, this is a real photo.

​Shepard has a long rapsheet, including past arrests for shoplifting, ID theft, burglary, making threats, and hindering prosecution.

Authorities would not reveal how Shepard's face became disfigured, whether it had anything to do with meth use.


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