Arrests & Convictions

Santa’s 2014 Naughty List – These Stars Should Expect A Big Lump Of Coal!

December 24th, 2014 7:01pm EST
12 Celebrities On Santa's 2014 Naughty List
Every year Santa Claus makes a list (and checks it twice) to find out who's been naughty and who's been nice throughout the year, and to help the big man out we've compiled a list of a dozen folks who we think should be expecting a big, fat lump of coal in their stockings this year.

Two of the year's biggest offenders are those folks up there ^ The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe (Giuseppe).

The couple was indicted on over 40 counts of tax, mail and wire fraud earlier this year for not filing taxes and securing huge loans by making up income informati...
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Jackie Chan’s Son Charged With Drug Offense

December 22nd, 2014 12:29pm EST
Jackie Chan’s Son Indicted On Drug Charges
Jaycee Chan, 32, the son action movie star Jackie Chan, has been indicted by Chinese authorities on drug charges.

He was detained more than four months ago on a charge of sheltering others to use drugs, as reported byThe Associated Press.

On Monday, Chan was indicted and now faces up to three years in prison if he is convicted.

Chan and Taiwanese movie star Ko Kai were arrested in August. The two tested positive for marijuana.

They also reportedly admitted using the drug, while authorities confiscated 3.5 ounces of it from Mr. Chan’s apartment.

The detention of Jaycee Chan has been par...
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Mark Wahberg Seeks Pardon

December 5th, 2014 1:26pm EST
Mark Wahberg Seeks Pardon For 1998 Battery Case
Mark Wahlberg has requested a formal pardon from the state Parole Board of Boston, looking to clear from his record a 1988 conviction for assault and battery.

Wahlberg had a history of issues with the law as a troubled teen. Hoping to erase his past, the actor and producer is asking for assistance from the Parole Board.

The actor was convicted of clubbing a man over the head with a wooden stick outside of a convenience store and attempting to steal the man’s beer.

On the run from police, Walhberg then punched a second man in the face. When he was arrested, police found marijuana in his p...
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'12 Years A Slave' Star Once Again Linked To 2006 Stabbing

November 24th, 2014 11:21am EST
Dwight Henry
Prosecutors are looking into why "12 Years A Slave" star Dwight Henry wasn't charged in connection with a 2006 murder in New Orleans. According to the New Orleans Advocate, Leroy Paige was stabbed to death on Feb. 5.

Police arrested Henry but released him without charge, according to New Orleans Parish assistant district attorney Christopher Bowman. He told Reuters: "Our office pulled the file and it wasn't immediately apparent to us for what reason the case was refused."

Bowman added that the previous administration was less aggressive in prosecuting violent crime and decided to release ...
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'OITNB' Star Taryn Manning Arrested

November 20th, 2014 2:30pm EST
'Orange Is The New Black' Star Taryn Manning Arrested
Taryn Manning of "Orange Is the New Black" took to Twitter to dispute reports that she was arrested on suspicion of threatening to kill her former roommate in New York City.

Manning plays spitfire inmate Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett on the hit Netflix series.

She said on the social network site, "There are no charges against me. ... This is just further harassment. It is troubling that the system can be used to abuse the actual victim."

TMZ reported that Manning violated a mutual restraining order involving former friend and roommate Jeanine Heller. The website stated that said that Man...
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'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro Arrested

November 13th, 2014 1:42pm EST
Buddy Valastro
Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC reality show "Cake Boss," was arrested early Thursday morning for driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired.

Police stopped the reality star for weaving through traffic in New York City in a yellow Corvette at 1 a.m. in the Hudson Yards neighborhood.

"He was observed by officers swerving through lanes of traffic," New York City Police Officer Adam Navarro said, reported Reuters.

Valastro's bakery Carlo's Bake Shop is located in Hoboken, New Jersey. "Cake Boss" centers on the family-run business, their personal dynamics, and how they make...
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Murder Charges Against Drummer Phil Rudd Dropped

November 7th, 2014 8:25am EST
Murder Plot Charges Against AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Dropped
Murder plot charges against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd have been dropped due to insufficient evidence.

The rocker was arrested in New Zealand on Thursday for allegedly attempting to hire someone to kill two people. He was charged with attempt to procure murder as well as possession of methamphetamine, possession of cannabis, and threatening to kill.

Rudd's attorney Paul Mabey issued a statement saying the attempt to procure murder charge had been dismissed. According to the New Zealand Herald it reads: "I was advised by the Crown Solicitor Hollister-Jones that he had reviewed the police file...
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Will Phil Rudd's Arrest Negatively Impact AC/DC?

November 6th, 2014 7:30pm EST
Phil Rudd's Arrest Won't Impact AC/DC's New Album, Says Band
AC/DC still plans on releasing their new album and going on tour next year even though drummer Phil Rudd was arrested today for a murder plot. On Thursday morning the rocker was detained by police for allegedly hiring someone to kill two people in New Zealand.

Rudd appeared in Tauranga District Court on Thursday afternoon where he was charged with the attempt to procure murder, as well as an additional charge of possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis. Rudd was released on bail and ordered to make no contact with the man he tried to hire to carry out the murder-for-hire pl...
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Star Trek Star Nichelle Nichols Detained At LAX Airport

November 2nd, 2014 11:00am EST
Star Trek Star Nichelle Nichols Detained At LAX Airport
81 year old Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols was briefly detained at LAX airport on Friday when her traveling companion was arrested on a drug charges. Nichols played Lieutenant Uhura in the original 60s TV version of Star Trek as well as a number of feature films in the 1980s.

As reported by TMZ, police found meth and a scale from the male companions luggage that 'spilled out' while traveling with the actress.

Police then briefly detained and questioned Nichols and let her continue on her travels once they established her innocence in the matter. It was later reported that the man trav...
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Suge Knight & Katt Williams Are In Trouble With The Law Again

October 30th, 2014 9:15am EDT
Suge Knight & Katt Williams Arrested For Stealing A Camera
Hip hop star Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams have been arrested for allegedly stealing a paparazzo's camera back in September. On Wednesday, Knight was taken into custody in Las Vegas, Nevada, while Williams was arrested while appearing in court on a separate case. Both have been charged with one count of robbery.

The pair reportedly took a camera belonging to a female photographer after they chased her down in alley in Beverly Hills, Calif. She had taken photos of them after leaving a recording studio, Sgt. Max Subin told the Los Angeles Times.

It took officials a few weeks to bui...
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