Thursday, December 27, 2007

O.C. Star Busted for D.U.I.

busted Mischa Barton mugshot

Subject: Mischa Barton

Charges: On December 27, 2007, around 3:00 AM, the O.C. star was arrested for driving under the influence, possession of illegal narcotics, and driving with a suspended license. Barton was seen straddling two lanes of traffic and failed to signal when making a turn.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 27, 2007

Verdict: Freshly busted, so no verdict yet.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Lost in Jail

busted Michelle Rodriguez mugshot

Subject: Michelle Rodriguez

Charges: In November 2003, Rodriguez went to court to face eight misdemeanor charges based on two driving incidents, including a hit and run and DUI. She went to jail for 48 hours, performed community service, completed a three-month alcohol program, and was placed on probation for three years.

In 2005, while filming the television series Lost in Hawaii, Rodriguez was pulled over multiple times for speeding violations. On December 1, 2005, she was again busted for DUI. She was sentenced to 260 days in jail, a 30-day alcohol rehabilitation program, and another 30 days of community service. Because of overcrowding, she was released from jail on the same day she entered it, but she still had to serve the community service.

In September 2007, Rodriguez allegedly violated her probation by not completing her community service and not following an alcohol education program. She even consumed alcohol three times while wearing an alcohol monitoring device.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 23, 2007

Verdict: Rodriguez was sentenced to 180 days in jail in the Century Regional Detention Facility located in Lynwood, California. On December 23, 2007, she turned herself in. She would spend the holidays (Christmas and New Year) in slammer.

Monday, December 17, 2007

Blame It On Him

busted Akon mugshot

Subject: RnB and hip hop singer Akon

Charges: Akon was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a minor after he threw a teenage fan off the stage at a concert in New York state back in June. His lawyer issued a statement saying the singer “deeply regrets” the incident.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 2007

Verdict: There's no verdict yet, but Akon's court date is in January 2008.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Real Slim Shame-dy

busted Eminem mugshot
Subject: Marshall Mathers III (a.k.a. Eminem, Slim Shady)

Charges: Rapper Eminem was arrested twice on gun charges in June 2000. The first one was for carrying a concealed weapon and assaulting a man he saw kissing his then estranged wife Kim outside of a club. The second one was for allegedly pulling a 9mm semiautomatic gun during a parking lot beef with members of the rival group Insane Clown Posse.

Date: Mugshots taken on June 2000

Verdict: Eminem was sentenced to two years' probation for carrying a concealed weapon and must refrain from excessive alcohol or drug use for those two years, undergo counseling, avoid “assaultive behavior”, and can't own or possess firearms or other weapons.

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Jack is Sacked!

busted Kiefer Sutherland mugshot

Subject: 24 star Kiefer Sutherland

Charges: Sutherland, famous for his role as Jack Bauer in the television series 24, was arrested early September 25, 2007 on misdemeanor drunk driving charges. He was pulled over at around 1:10 a.m. in West Los Angeles, where he tested over the state's legal blood alcohol limit and later released on $25,000 bail.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 6, 2007

Verdict: Sutherland was sentenced to spend 48 days in jail. He agreed to complete it in December 2007 and opted to spend 18 days in jail during 24's winter break in late December and early January 2008. Once production wraps on the show's seventh season, he would return to jail for an additional 30 days. He officially began his jail term sentence as of the 6th of December 2007.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Bad Brad

busted Brad Renfro mugshot

Subject: Brad Renfro

Charges: Renfro and a friend tried to steal a 45-foot luxury yacht (valued at $175,000) docked at Fort Lauderdale in Florida. The pair forgot to untie the yacht from the dock and as they pulled away, it bounced back, causing damage to the stern. The former pin-up boy was busted and charged with grand theft.

Date: Mugshot taken on August 2000

Verdict: The arrested celebrity was sentenced to two-years probation and was ordered to pay the yacht's owner a hefty amount of $4,000 in damages.