Sunday, December 25, 2011

DUI King

busted Aidan Quinn mugshot

Aidan Quinn

Charges: In October 2003, actor Aidan Quinn was arrested on DUI charges. Quinn was filming Empire Falls for HBO in Waterville, ME when police stopped him over for driving erratically. His Breathalyzer test revealed a blood alcohol of 0.12%.

Date: Mugshot taken on October 25, 2003

Verdict: The busted actor pled guilty on April 21, 2005. He was ordered to pay a $500 fine, and his license was suspended for 90 days.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Cars and Drugs

busted Daniel Baldwin mugshot

Daniel Baldwin

Charges: In November 2006, actor Daniel Baldwin was arrested on drug possession and auto theft charges. He was nabbed by cops in Santa Monica, California after he allegedly took a friend's SUV without permission. Narcotics and drug paraphernalia were also found in his motel room.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 7, 2006

Verdict: The busted actor was released after posting $20,000 in bail.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Spooky Snooki

busted Snooki mugshot

Subject: Snooki

Charges: In July 2010, Snooki (real name: Nicole Polizzi) was arrested in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The Jersey Shore reality star was seen intoxicated in public and was charged with disorderly conduct after other beachgoers reported she was bothering them. According to reports, the cameras for "Jersey Shore" were rolling when she was arrested.

Date: Mugshot taken on July 30, 2010

Verdict: The busted tv star was processed at police headquarters and released on a summon.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Life in Twilight

busted Kiowa Gordon mugshot

Subject: Kiowa Gordon

Charges: "Twilight Saga" actor Kiowa Gordon was arrested by police in Tempe, Arizona when his car was stopped and a vehicle registration check uncovered two outstanding warrants.

The busted actor was transferred to another police department after it emerged a warrant had been issued for him to attend court in Mesa City for driving under the influence of cannabis charge. In addition to this, he had another outstanding warrant issued on behalf of Scottsdale Municipal Court in relation to an arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia, which were two marijuana pipes.

Date: Mugshot taken on August 8, 2011

Verdict: As of the time of writing, the 21-year-old actor is still being held at Maricopa County Jail. His court appearance is scheduled on August 18 in Mesa.

Friday, July 22, 2011

David and DUI

busted David Cassidy mugshot

Subject: David Cassidy

Charges: In November 2010, David Cassidy, former teen idol and star of the 1970s tv show "The Partridge Family", was arrested by Florida Highway Patrol and charged with DUI. He was pulled over after a trooper saw his 2008 Mercedes weaving along a highway.

The busted celebrity claimed he took a glass of wine and a Hydrocodone pill earlier that day but he failed a field of sobriety and Breathalyzer tests as well.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 3, 2010

Verdict: Cassidy was released after posting $350 bond.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Cage in Rage

busted Nicolas Cage celebrity

Subject: Nicolas Cage

Charges: In April 2011, Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage was arrested by New Orleans cops on domestic abuse and disturbing the peace charges. According to police, Cage was arguing with his wife Kim in front of a home, insisting that the house was their rental property. He grabbed her upper arm and dragged her towards the property that he believed they were renting -- there were no visible signs of injury to her arm.

The actor then began to strike cars in the immediate vicinity and attempted to jump into a taxi. At this point a police officer "immediately observed that Cage was heavily intoxicated and ordered him out of the cab, which prompted Cage to start yelling."

Date: Mugshot taken on April 16, 2011

Verdict: The busted actor was briefly jailed before posting bond (set at $10,000 for the domestic abuse charge and $1000 for the charge of disturbing the peace) to secure his release from the lockup of the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Wrath of Glenn

busted Glenn Campbell mugshot

Subject: Glenn Campbell

Charges: In November 2003, country singer Glenn Campbell was arrested by Arizona authorities for drunk driving and hit and run. He also was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

According to police reports, the busted singer ran his BMW into another car at a Phoenix intersection, and although he left the scene of the accident, authorities found him at his home nearby. Officers smelled alcohol on the singer's breath and noted that he looked drunk.

Campbell, 67, was freed on $2,000 bail on charges of extreme drunken driving and hit and run. While being processed at a police station, and minutes away from being released to waiting friends and family, the singer became angry and kneed an officer in the thigh. That prompted police to arrest him again, on suspicion of assault.

Date: Mugshot taken on November 24, 2003

Verdict: In May 2004, the country star pleaded guilty to extreme DUI and leaving the scene of an accident, for which he served 10 nights in jail in July 2004.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

What's with Pat?

busted Jason Patric mugshot

Subject: Jason Patric

Charges: In March 2004, actor Jason Patric was arrested by Texas cops and charged with misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest and public intoxication. The 37-year-old busted celebrity allegedly smelled of alcohol and fought with Austin police who were trying to clear a crowd of pedestrians out of a roadway.

Date: Mugshot taken on March 29, 2004

Verdict: Patric was booked into the Travis County Jail and released after five hours. The prosecutor later dropped the charges.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Press in a Mess

busted Jaime Pressly mugshot

Jaime Pressly

Charges: In January 2011, Jaime Pressly was arrested by California cops and charged with suspicion of DUI. The "My Name is Earl" star was pulled over by Santa Monica police and jailed following a field sobriety test.

Date: Mugshot taken on January 5, 2011

Verdict: The 33-year-old busted actress was released after posting $15,000 bail.

Down the Memory Lane with Cobain

busted Kurt Cobain mugshot

Subject: Kurt Cobain

Charges: In May 1986, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was arrested for spraypainting "Ain't got no how watchamacallit" on the side of a local Seafirst Bank Building (now Bank of America) in Aberdeen, Washington. He was charged with vandalism.

Date: Mugshot taken on May 25, 1986

Verdict The busted musician was eventually released.