Sarah Seawright: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Sarah Seawright in her booking photo from Pulaski County, Arkansas.

A 24-year-old woman is the latest arrestee to have her mugshot go viral.

Sarah Seawright, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was arrested on a failure to appear in court warrant, and has had her mugshot spread across social media.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. She Skipped a Court Appearance for a December 2014 Arrest for Careless Driving

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Sarah Seawright. (Facebook)

Sarah Seawright was arrested on a failure to appear warrant after skipping a court appearance related to a December 2014 arrest on charges of driving without insurance and careless driving, according to Pulaski County court records.

According to online court records, Seawright paid a $250 fine for driving without liability insurance and a $115 fine for careless and prohibited driving. She then had the failure to appear charge dismissed and is a free woman once again.


2. She Was Involved in the Robbery & Beating of a Man in a Target Parking Lot in 2012

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Sarah Seawright’s mugshot from her 2011 arrest.

Seawright has been in trouble with the law in the past. She was arrested on armed robbery charges in 2012 along with a man named LeDarius Laron Scales, nicknamed, “D-Money,” according to online court records.

Police in Bryant, Arkansas, told a local news station, Fox 16, that the victim was walking in the parking lot of a Target store on December 10, 2012, when Seawright, who the man said he “kinda knows,” offered him a ride. Police said when he got into the car, Seawright drove around to the back of the store.

Scales pointed a gun at him and then struck him in the head with it after robbing him of $380, police said.

Seawright was charged with aggravated robbery, first-degree battery, kidnapping, hindering apprehension and tampering with evidence. But she later pleaded guilty only to hindering apprehension, a class B felony. She was sentenced to five years probation in 2014.

Scales pleaded guilty to robbery and battery and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.


3. She Has Been Called #PrisonBae & #JailhouseBae on Social Media & Seems to Be Taking the Newfound Fame in Stride

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Sarah Seawright’s mugshot was released and posted online by Pulaski County on May 12. It then began to spread on social media after it was featured on the website Ugly Plastic.

Some social media users then began to call her #PrisonBae and #JailhouseBae:

Seawright seems to be taking her newfound fame in stride, posting on Facebook, “Trending topic status.”


4. Someone Asked Former NFL Wide Receiver Chad Johnson to Bail Her Out, Even Though She Was Already Free

Seawright’s mugshot reached former NFL receiver Chad Johnson after @httpsjhey tweeted at him, “@ochocinco bail her out #JailHouseBae.”

Johnson replied, “Today is a day to save money, she’s gonna have to sit & think about her mistakes like I did,” referencing

But Seawright didn’t actually need Johnson’s help to get out of jail. She was released on $750 bail after her latest arrest. And the charges that led to that arrest have also been taken care of.


5. Her Booking Photo Is the Latest ‘Hot Mugshot’ to Go Viral

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Seawright’s booking photo is the latest “hot mugshot” to go viral online, joining the likes of Alysa Bathrick and Jeremy Meeks.

Bathrick, posted her own mugshot online in 2014, writing, “”F*ck what you heard…my mugshot’s cute.” She had been arrested on charges for selling prescription drugs and had previously been convicted of assault. Bathrick was arrested again in 2015 for shoplifting, ABC News reported.

Meeks, who was arrested in June 2014, was able to parlay his mugshot fame into a modeling contract. He was released from federal prison in March after serving more than a year for a weapons charge.