Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Brat Matt

busted Matt Dillon celebrity

Subject: Matt Dillon

Charges: Actor Matt Dillon was arrested and charged with driving at an excessive speed after police clocked him traveling at 106 miles per hour on a Vermont interstate highway.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 31, 2008

Verdict: The busted actor, fingerprinted and photographed by state troopers, was given a citation to appear at the Vermont's Orange County court on January 21. If convicted, he would face a maximum penalty of three months in jail and a $300 fine.

Pulled Over Pulitzer Winner

busted Sam Shepard celebrity

Subject: Sam Shepard

Charges: The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor, Sam Shepard, was arrested in January 2009 for speeding and driving under the influence.

According to reports, the Illinois police pulled over Shepard's car for speeding 15-20 mph above the limit and improper lane usage. After detecting signs of intoxication, they had him take a breathalyzer test, which showed his blood alcohol content was twice the state's 0.085 legal limit.

Date: Mugshot taken on January 3, 2009

Verdict: The busted celebrity posted $300 and was released. His court date is not known.