Arrests & Convictions

Why Did 'Scott Weiland' Go To Jail?

August 22nd, 2014 1:18pm EDT
Impersonator Tricks Police Into Thinking He's Rocker Scott Weila
Scott Weiland has come forward to clear his name after a man was jailed on drug charges and claimed he was the Stone Temple Pilots rocker.

Reports surfaced on Thursday that Weiland had been jailed for methamphetamine possession and burglary. Officials claimed he had been in jail for a month following his July 26 arrest.

Weiland, 46, denied the claims, explaining in a video on his website: "Hi this is Scott Weiland... I just got done reading something very interesting, a nice piece of fiction... that says I was in jail... I have actually been touring, writing and recording my new album. T...

'Sons Of Guns' Star Will Hayden Accused Of Child Molestation

August 12th, 2014 4:18pm EDT
Will Hayden
Firearm retailer and 'Sons of Guns' star Will Hayden was arrested in Baton Rouge, LA over the weekend, on charges of child abuse and molestation.

Hayden, 44, claims that the charges against him are trumped up, coming from a bitter ex-girlfriend who has accused him of molesting their young daughter. Apparently, this was a retaliatory attack from Hayden breaking things off with her. Will has complete custody of the alleged abused daughter, with his new wife. He was released from police custody on $150K bail. The daughter was interviewed by Child services and sent home shortly thereafter.


Man Who Killed & Raped Kelsey Grammer's Sister Denied Parole

July 30th, 2014 9:25pm EDT
Kelsey Grammer
Freddie Glenn, who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer's younger sister nearly 40 years ago, was denied parole on Wednesday.

The actor testified via video conference during Glenn's parole hearing on Tuesday, telling officials at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility in Colorado that although he had forgiven the man for kidnapping, abusing, and killing his sister Karen in 1975, he did not think Glenn should be released from prison.

Grammer told Glenn: "I accept your apology. I forgive you. However, I cannot give your release my endorsement. To give that a blessing would be a betrayal of my sis...

Former Destiny's Child Star Farrah Franklin Gets Arrested Following Drunken Bender

July 21st, 2014 3:26pm EDT
Former Destiny's Child Star Farrah Franklin Gets Arrested Follow
Former Destiny's Child star Farrah Franklin was arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Sunday morning after police found her laying down on a neighbor's lawn.

According to, Franklin, 33, flew to South Carolina with NFL player Da'Quan Bowers, and they partied with fellow NFL player Ricky Sapp on Saturday night.

She posted an image on Instagram of herself on the beach on Saturday with the caption: "Wasn't prepared for coming to the beach, but hey I stay ready. ?? #BeachBum #MyrtleBeach #Blessed #WaterBaby #MyLife #Instagram."

Franklin reportedly drank a little too much, and Bowers and ...

'Scandal's' Columbus Short Calls Weekend Arrest A 'Misunderstanding'

July 8th, 2014 2:30pm EDT
'Scandal's' Columbus Short Calls Weekend Arrest A 'Misunderstand
Columbus Short was arrested for public intoxication over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, but the actor insists he was sober and the incident was a "misunderstanding."

He told "Access Hollywood": "I was with a group of people that were eating. I went to the bathroom. I came back, and there was an altercation ensuing when I came back. And me being, ‘Whoa, let’s break it up,’ it’s as a misunderstanding, and I guess cops thoughts I was someone involved in the situation. And then they grabbed me up, and by the time I was on the ground … I apologized to the officers later, [but] I said some ...

How The Mighty Have Fallen: The Downfall Of Shia La Beouf

July 2nd, 2014 7:00pm EDT
How The Mighty Have Fallen: The Downfall Of Shia La Beouf
Once one of the most promising actors of his generation, likened to Tom Hanks, Shia La Beouf has ridden to the heights of Hollywood fame and today, to its lowest points. How could a young man who once had it all, have fallen so far, so fast? With La Beouf now entering rehab and hopefully moving on to a more positive phase of his life, a timeline of events that led him to this point in his life reads like a road map of excess and issues. Starting from 2007 until today, La Beouf seems to be interested more in making a name for himself as a disturbed young man rather then the promising young a...

Australian Entertainer Rolf Harris Convicted Of Sexual Assault, Stripped Of BAFTA, ARIA Honors

July 1st, 2014 11:39am EDT
Rolf Harris
Australian entertainer Rolf Harris, 84, was found guilty of 12 counts of sexual assault charges on Monday in a London court.

The singer/songwriter, who is best known for hosting children's TV programs, inventing new instruments and also painting on stage, was accused of molesting four girls -- the youngest only seven -- over two decades from 1968-1986.

Harris denied accusations that he used is celebrity status to carry out the sexual assaults in May, saying that the alleged incidents never occurred; but he did admit to having a relationship with a friend's daughter, who said she was 13 wh...

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arrested For Cocaine Possession

June 30th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio Arrested For Cocaine Possession
Robert Downey, Jr.'s son Indio is seemingly following the same destructive path as his father. Robert had plenty of trouble in the past with drugs and alcohol, and his son Indio appears to be battling a similar demon.

Indio Downey, 20, was arrested on Sunday afternoon for possession of cocaine. Downey was a passenger in a car that was driving in West Hollywood when police officers drove next to the vehicle and noticed the passenger smoking a pipe. A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department pulled the car over and searched it.

Cocaine was allegedly found on Indio, and he ...

Shia LaBeouf Harrassed Homeless Man Prior To Arrest

June 28th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf reportedly chased after a homeless man just hours before he was arrested on Thursday for acting belligerent at the Broadway musical “Cabaret,” according to The New York Post.

A witness claims the actor wanted what was in the man's McDonald's bag. "He was dodging people and yelling, ‘Yo, come on!’ … He was on a mission. It was so bizarre," the witness said.

Not long after, LaBeouf allegedly smoked a joint and smacked "Cabaret" star Alan Cumming on the backside.

While Michelle Williams sang her first-act solo, “I Don’t Care Much,” LaBeouf fell out of his chair and made a scene...

Lena Dunham, Other Stars React To Shia LaBeouf's Broadway Meltdown

June 27th, 2014 8:40pm EDT
Lena Dunham, Other Stars React To Shia LaBeouf's Broadway Meltdo
Shia LaBeouf's arrest in New York City on Thursday night has prompted several stars to comment on the incident, including "Girls" creator Lena Dunham.

LaBeouf made headlines after he acted beligerently during a production of "Cabaret." He reportedly smoked during the performance and was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

Labeouf yelled obscenities at the cops while they were arresting him and allegedly spitted on an officer, leading them to put a muzzle on him, according to the New York Post.

The actor also argued with a homeless man hours before he attended the perfo...