Friday, December 31, 2010

Agent Zero in Limo

busted Gilbert Arenas mugshot

Subject: Gilbert Arenas

Charges: In May 2006, NBA superstar Gilbert Arenas, better known as Agent Zero, was charged by Miami Beach authorities with resisting an officer without violence.

According to reports, Arenas exited his limo to check on Awvee Storey, a Washington Wizards teammate, who was being arrested for blocking traffic. An officer directed him to return to his vehicle, but he ignored the directive so he was arrested and transported to the Miami-Dade County jail.

Date: Mugshot taken on May 28, 2006

Verdict: The arrested athlete eventually escaped prosecution by making a $250 donation to a police charitable fund.

Monday, November 29, 2010

D'Angelo's Dilemma

busted D'Angelo mugshot

Subject: D'Angelo

Charges: In November 2002, D'Angelo (real name: Michael Archer) was charged with assault, disorderly conduct, and other misdemeanors in Virginia stemming from an incident in which the Grammy winner allegedly cut off a female motorist.

According to official reports, the RnB singer cursed and spit on the other motorist. The police subsequently served an arrest warrant on him and had to use pepper spray to subdue the agitated performer.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 18, 2002

Verdict: D'Angelo was released on his own recognizance, and was ordered to appear in Chesterfield General Court.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Suspicious Charges

busted Anthony Anderson mugshot

Subject: Anthony Anderson

Charges: In July 2004, actor Anthony Anderson was arrested for the aggravated rape of a woman, a movie extra, who police say was assaulted after being lured into a production trailer on a Memphis movie set.

According to reports, Anderson and Wayne Witherspoon, a crew member, violated the woman with their hands and took pictures of her while she was nude.

Date: Mugshot taken on July 28, 2004

Verdict: In October 2004, a judge, calling the case 'suspicious,' dismissed the rape charges against Anderson and Witherspoon.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Conspiracy Theory

busted Randy Quaid mugshot

Subject: Randy Quaid

Charges: In September 24, 2009, Randy Quaid and his wife Evi were arrested in Texas for allegedly defrauding an innkeeper, burglary, and conspiracy, stemming from a $10,000 dispute at a Santa Barbara, California hotel. Later that evening, the two were released on bail.

After the Quaids skipped out on their third court date, October 29, the Santa Barbara District Attorney's Office filed bench warrants for their arrest and extradition from Texas. Although subsequent arrest warrants were quashed, after failing to appear at court on April 12 and 13, 2010, $40,000 in bail was forfeited and arrest warrants for the couple were issued again on April 14, 2010.

Date: Mugshot taken on April 26, 2010

Verdict: On April 28, 2010, felony charges were dropped against Randy Quaid after he and his wife were briefly jailed. The Quaids appeared in court after missing several other court appearances. Prosecuters were unable to bring a case against the actor but his wife plead no contest to a misdemeanor count of defrauding an innkeeper and will be on probation for three years. She will also be required to serve 240 hours of community service.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Tracey's Pains

busted Tracey Gold mugshot

Subject: Tracey Gold

Charges: Actress Tracey Gold was arrested by California Highway Patrol officers in September 2004 for DUI. Gold was driving with her husband Roby Marshall and their three young children when she lost control of her GMC Yukon, swerved off the road, rolled over, and tumbled down an embankment.

According to reports, the busted actress and her four-month old son Aiden were not injured in the accident, but her husband and two older kids suffered bodily harm. Marshall suffered a neck injury, their seven-year old son Sage broke his clavicle, and their five-year-old, Bailey, sustained minor cuts and a head laceration. Officers reportedly administered sobriety tests and Gold was arrested and booked for investigation of felony drunk driving.

Date: Mugshot taken on September 3, 2004

Verdict: The "Growing Pains" star was reportedly booked at Moorpark County Jail and posted $50,000 bond the next day.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Pain in the Ass

busted T-Pain mugshot


Charges: In November 2007, rapper T-Pain (real name: Faheem Najm) turned himself in to Florida cops after the issuance of an arrest warrant charging him with driving with a suspended license.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 2, 2007

Verdict: There was no bail and he was released on his own recognizance within a few hours.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Mind the Tax

busted Wesley Snipes mugshot

Wesley Snipes

Charges: In December 2006, actor Wesley Snipes was arrested and accused of tax fraud by the United States Internal Revenue Service.

According to reports, he failed to file tax returns during the years 1999-2004, in which he earned $38 million. He was released on $1 million bond after pleading not guilty to federal charges.

Date: Mugshot taken on December 8, 2006

Verdict: In April 2008, the Blade star was sentenced to three years in federal prison for misdemeanor tax charges.

As of 2010, Snipes remains free on bail to work, even traveling internationally, while he appeals his conviction.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

John May-hem

busted John Mayer mugshot

Subject: John Mayer

Charges: Musician John Mayer was arrested by Georgia cops in May 2001 for speeding and driving without a license.

Date: Mugshot taken on May 26, 2001

Verdict: The case was dismissed after a month.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Law-less Taylor

busted Lawrence Taylor mugshot

Subject: Lawrence Taylor

Charges: In November 2009, NFL legend Lawrence Taylor was arrested by Florida cops and charged with leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly hit another car on a Hialeah-area expressway.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the former New York Giant great drove away in his damaged vehicle and claimed to have hit only a guardrail.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 8, 2009

Verdict: The 50-year-old busted former athlete was then booked into a Miami lockup on the misdemeanor charge and released after posting $500 bond.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Love for Lobsters

busted Edward Furlong mugshot

Subject: Edward Furlong

Charges: In September 2004, former child actor Edward Furlong was arrested in Kentucky on charges of public intoxication after snatching lobsters from a local grocery store's tank.

According to reports, Furlong and company allegedly arrived at the store in a rowdy manner and started to snatch lobsters from the store's tank. When police tried to search him, he put his hands up in the air and started to turn around in circles.

Date: Mugshot taken on September 15, 2004

Verdict: The busted celebrity was in custody only a handful of hours before posting bail and being released.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Hard Stroke

busted Gary Coleman mugshot

Subject: Gary Coleman

Charges: In January 2010, actor Gary Coleman was arrested on a warrant stemming from a prior domestic assault charge.

Date: Mugshot taken on January 24, 2010

Verdict: The 41-year-old "Diff'rent Strokes" star was released after posting $1725 bail.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Hurricane's Fury

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Subject: Greg Helms

Charges: In January 2010, WWE wrestler Greg "Hurricane" Helms was arrested at a Kentucky Shell gas station after feuding with fellow wrestler Chris Jericho.

Police said that the two wrestlers, who were both extremely intoxicated, were seen fighting in a cab. They were taken to the Kenton County Detention Center for "alcohol intoxication in a public place."

Date: Mugshot taken on January 28, 2010

Verdict: The busted athletes were each released on $120 bond.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Wrestler's Wrath

busted chris jericho mugshot

Subject: Chris Jericho

Charges: WWE superstar Chris Jericho was arrested at a Kentucky Shell gas station for "alcohol intoxication in a public place" and feuding with fellow wrestler Greg "Hurricane" Helms. The two wrestlers were taken to the Kenton County Detention Center.

According to reports, police responded to a call around 5 AM Wednesday regarding two men fighting in a cab. The shell gas station is located in Crescent Springs, about 20 miles from Cincinnati, where the two wrestlers participated in a WWE event on Tuesday night.

Date: Mugshot taken on January 28, 2010

Verdict: The busted athletes were each released on $120 bond.

Sunday, January 10, 2010


busted Nas mugshor

Subject: Nas

Charges: In September 2009, rapper Nas (real name: Nasir Jones) was busted by Georgia cops and charged with driving under the influence. According to Henry County police, the arrested singer, who failed a field sobriety test, copped to smoking marijuana after his Cadillac Escalade was pulled over by officers.

Date: Mugshot taken on September 10, 2009

Verdict: Inspite of having told cops that he smoked weed at his friend’s house before he started driving, the DUI case against the busted celebrity was dismissed because drug tests proved negative.