Arrests & Convictions

Will Gary Glitter Get Life In Prison?

February 6th, 2015 11:25am EST
Pop Star Gary Glitter Convicted Of Child Sex Abuse, May Get Life
Gary Glitter, the former glam rocker best known for hits like "Do You Wanna Touch Me?" has just been convicted of historic sex abuse charges.

That is, six crimes the star committed during the 1970s and 1980s: one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of unlawful sex with a girl under 13. It's that last charge that potentially carries a life sentence.

But Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) doesn't seem to mind- at least not outwardly- as he was being led out of the courtroom, Glitter blew kisses to those watching the trial.

According to the trial, Glitter used ...
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Why Was Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad Arrested?

February 4th, 2015 10:30am EST
Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad Arrested After Violent Outburst On
Way back in July of last year, Paris Hilton's younger brother Conrad Hilton lost his mind on a flight from London to Los Angeles.

Now, more than six months later, he's finally been arrested for it.

Conrad's level of airplane-crazy is not what you might expect- maybe you're expecting a drunken outburst, or like French actor Gerard Depardieu, maybe Conrad whipped out his unmentionables and went to the bathroom in the middle of the cabin.

Nope. According to TMZ, Hilton's airborne crimes were far worse than a little spilled pee.

The celeb allegedly smoked pot in the airplane bathroom, punch...
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Suge Knight Kills Friend In Hit And Run

January 30th, 2015 7:18am EST
Suge Knight Kills Friend In Hit And Run, Turns Self In
Hip-Hop mogul Suge Knight may have just killed a man in a hit and run.

The incident began last night on a movie shoot in Compton, featuring Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Knight drove on to the set, where a physical altercation began between him and two unknown men.

After the fight broke out, Knight got back into his car and fled the scene- but in driving away, he ran over and killed another man.

TMZ claims that Knight was so quick to get out of there because he's already in poor health (Knight was grievously wounded in a shooting last year).

They also claim the man he ran over was Terry Carter...
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Is Teresa Giudice Getting An Early Prison Release Date?

January 8th, 2015 4:03pm EST
Teresa Giudice Getting An Early Prison Release Date?
Just days after entering Danbury Federal Correction Institute in Danbury, Connecticut, Teresa Giudice has earned an early release date.

The Bureau of Prisons website's "inmate locator" feature lists the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star's release date as Feb. 5, 2016.

She was originally scheduled to be released in May of 2016.

Yahoo Celebrity revealed that the reality star could easily make six-figures upon her release from prison.

A sit down detailing her life behind bars could net her a huge payday.

"That alone is going to be a six-figure deal," predicted Ariel Stepp of the firm ...
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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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