If justice is blind, it can still smell this guy's breath.

Modesto, Calif. police released a mugshot late last week of a man suspected of showing up drunk at his public intoxication hearing.

Ryan Michael Nunes, 36, couldn't even make it through security at the courthouse on Wednesday because he was loaded, cops told CBS 13.

"He wasn’t able to walk and his speech was very slurred," Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Raj Singh said. "He did make an effort to show up to the courthouse to attend his court hearing."

Indeed, Nunes didn't want a warrant out for his arrest, so he went to his hearing. It was one of at least a dozen public intoxication charges he's faced in the past, according to The Modesto Bee.

Nunes allegedly refused to leave when cops told him to sober up because he wanted to make his court date. So he was arrested -- again -- and accused of public intoxication. He's scheduled to be back in court in the coming weeks.

Were these guys drunk when they got their tats?

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  • Curtis Allgier

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    Jason Barnum allegedly shot a police officer, grazing him, at a hotel in Anchorage on Sept. 13, 2012. The officer and two other cops were investigating burglaries before Barnum opened fire from a bathroom.

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    Reject!

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    Cory Smits, 29, is seen in this booking photo from the Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department. Smits was found guilty July 7 on his fifth offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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    "Bros B 4 Ho's [sic]"

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    This guy gave himself a swastika, "Skin Head" and plenty of other unreadable gibberish.

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    They're both the same guy. Before (2003), and after (2008).

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    "MANVILLE" tattoo likely came with a sixer of Natty Ice.

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    "All Eyes on Me"

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    Money, it's a gas.

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    "Cut Here"

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    "GOD" did she get arrested.

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    Jerome Smith's forehead says he's a "Genius," but police say he wasn't being smart when he allegedly struck a pregnant woman with a handgun. The Cincinnati, Ohio, resident is accused of repeatedly pistol-whipping a woman who was eight months pregnant in late January.

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    Sheriff's deputies in Pinal County, Ariz., say Albert Tejeda's unique tattoos -- and his lengthy rap sheet -- leave him with a face they'll never forget. After Tejeda allegedly fled during a traffic stop, deputies claim they knew exactly who they were looking for and later found the 31-year-old walking around Casa Grande with a samurai sword.

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    "Lick Me"

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    We're not saying there's guilt written all over his face, but Ismael Ambrosio is seen in this Aug. 9 booking photo from the Pinellas County (Fla.) Jail with a facial tattoo that could not have pleased police officers. "F--k The Police," they keep arresting me.

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    Some people have guilt written all over their faces, and others, like assault suspect Robert Norton Kennedy, have apologies tattooed across their foreheads. A booking photo released by the authorities in Horry County, S.C., appears to show the 51-year-old sporting a facial tattoo that reads: "Please forgive me if I say or do anything stupid. Thank You!" <a href="http://weirdnews.aol.com/2011/05/10/robert-norton-forehead-tattoo_n_859931.html#s276809&title=Dumb_Crime_Masterminds" target="_blank"><b>(Read More)</a></b>

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    This booking photo from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office in California shows Patrick Francis Brooks and his obscene tattoo after his July 11 arrest on charges of burglary, receiving stolen property, forgery and violating the terms of his parole for a previous conviction. The tattoo reads: "F--K YOU".