Posts tagged "arrests"

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you haven’t done it, it’s easy to look at demonstrations from the outside and see people who are rowdy, disruptive, entitled to any kind of behavior,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014

The Many Arrests Of Michael Lohan

Egads. Michael Lohan is in the news again and it isn't for something cute like announcing he's engaged to Jon Gosselin's ex. Nope, Michael has been charged with three counts of domestic violence—inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant, false imprisonment and preventing a report of victimization. "Mr. Lohan was arrested after we received a call…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 23, 2011

Hollywood Cops Hit A Woman’s Car. And Then Pin The Blame On Her.

The Sun-Sentinal has eight minutes of raw footage that shows four Hollywood cops conspiring to frame a drunk woman after they rear-ended her car. Watch it here. In February, 11-year police veteran Joel Francisco crashed his police cruiser into Alexandra Torrensvilas' car while she was stopped at a traffic light. Some other crooked cops showed…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 31, 2009

Man Arrested (Twice!) For Having Sex With His Cow And Other Bizarre Crimes Committed This Week

There is an old adage along the lines of "real life is stranger than fiction." Apparently a man from my sleepy town in Connecticut was arrested for having sex with his cow...again. Oh yes, the local dude was arrested once before a few years ago for doing the nasty with his cow. I am not…

By: Ali Jawin / July 9, 2009

Victoria Beckham Can Get You Arrested

Lebanese national Raffi Nernekian was arrested in Dubai for wearing a Marc Jacobs-designed T-shirt promoting skin cancer awareness with a nude photo of Victoria Beckham. Although all of Posh's important lady parts were hidden by the "Protect the Skin You're In" slogan, Nernekian reportedly got into an argument with a local over the shirt. After…

By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2009

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Arrested After Alleged Drunken Airport Bar Brawl

No, Jonathan. No, no, no, no, no. You're way too talented an actor, and far too attractive, to get taken down for crap like this. "Tudors" actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers (you know, the stone cold sex bomb who was in "Match Point") was arrested by French police on Saturday afternoon after allegedly punching out a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2009

Woman Cuffs Hubby To Bed For Talk, Not Sex

Yesterday, 37-year old Helen Sun handcuffed herself to her estranged husband to keep him from leaving. Sun told investigators that she just wanted to talk—don’t we all?—and the only way she could get hubby to listen was by tying him up....

By: Deborah Stein / March 25, 2009

Chicago Sheriff Sues Craigslist

The Sheriff of Cook County is suing Craiglist. Chicagoan Tom Dart claims the site cost his department $100,000 in prostitution prosecution in 2008. Monitoring the erotic services section of the site alone has yielded big busts, including a ring of four men who were pimping girls as young as fifteen! In fact, in June 2008…

By: Simcha / March 8, 2009

Star Couplings: Was Heather Locklear FRAMED?

I can't be bothered to type up all the deets, but it looks like Heather Locklear, who was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, was totally set up by some gossip writer or something. Just click the link to read. [DListed] Is Salma Hayek back with her French baby daddy? [DListed] I'm sorry,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 1, 2008

Star Couplings: Mark Wahlberg Adds To His Funky Bunch

Mark Wahlberg and his fiancee Rhea Durham had their third child, a boy, this weekend. The two got engaged fairly recently, and Mark has gotten a lot of flack for not marrying the mother of his kids. I kind of think he needs to s--t or get off the pot. [Us Weekly]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 22, 2008

Christian Bale Accused Of Assault: Batman Don’t Make Us Quit You

So yeah. Batman. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. In jail in London after being accused of assaulting his mother and sister. Bale turned himself in after the London screening of The Dark Knight -- a deal he worked out in advance because officials said, "it would have been wrong to have wrecked the premiere…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2008

Star Couplings: Miranda Kerr Ditches Orlando Bloom For A Gummi Bear

Miranda Kerr traded in Orlando Bloom for Brandon Davis. Downgrade! [In Touch]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Topless Sunbathing, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Dirty Mouth, And Dating A Dinosaur

Topless sunbathing, nudity, and other indecent behavior has resulted in 79 arrests recently in Dubai. Just like the sex-on-the-beach couple, these people were detained because their behavior was "disturbing families enjoying the beach," according to a spokesman for Dubai's Criminal Investigation Department. [AP via CBS News] Jake Gyllenhaal isn't allowed to swear in Reese Witherspoon'…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 15, 2008

Star Couplings: Anne Hathaway’s Boyfriend Bounces A Check

Anne Hathaway's Italian real estate developer boyfriend Raffaello Follieri was arrested yesterday for allegedly bouncing a $250,000 check. It's not the first time the Italian stallion has had monetary trouble -- in 2007, Ron Burkle accused him of squandering $1.5 million. [Perez Hilton] Weird couple: former-Bachelor Andy Baldwin and Donald Trump ex, Marla Maples. [Us

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 4, 2008