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Tyson

Faces Judge

12/29/2006 1:17 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Mike Tyson mugshotTMZ is all over this Mike Tyson bust in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tyson appeared before a judge just a few minutes ago in connection with his DUI arrest early this morning. Tyson was advised he will be charged with one count of narcotic drug possession, a felony.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that after he was stopped, the former fighter admitted to cops that he had been using illegal drugs over the last few days. Cops claim they found cocaine in his car and on his person.

Tyson was released today without bail. He must check in with a pre-trial service officer today. Under the terms of the release, he will be forced to take drug and alcohol tests.

Tyson was ordered not to possess any weapons or drink alcohol. He cannot take drugs without a prescription. The judge also ordered Tyson not to leave Arizona.

Cops say they stopped Iron Mike after he ran a stop sign and almost crashed into a sheriff's vehicle around 1:45 AM. The arresting officer was part of a special holiday DUI task force.

Celeb Mugshots: see photosPolice say Tyson was cooperative and acted like a gentleman at the time of the arrest.

This isn't Tyson's first brush in the law in Arizona. In 2004, the embattled boxer was arrested and charged with suspicion of criminal damage after cops say he left a nightclub and jumped on the hood of a stranger's car, causing about $1400 in damage.





 

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agave    

I lived in Maricopa County. There is no way Mikey is getting out of serious jail time there. Well, at least he's got the tats already.

2854 days ago
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Dr Gruv    

ahh that's the mike tyson i know... & luv

2854 days ago
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Lenn K    

This is not going to end well for Mike Tyson. His life has been a disaster, I know one day we all are go to wake to Mike is dead or he's killed someone. I know I right on this one.

2854 days ago
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Easter Bunny    

I luv that MUG!!! ahahahahahahahahahhaa

2854 days ago
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lisa    

why do you keep showing nicole ritchie's mug shot and never EVER showed paris hilton's?!?!?!?!?

2854 days ago
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stoopit    

Tent city baby...Sheriff Joe will make him nice and welcome there.

2854 days ago
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SuperStarSteve    

I agree with poster 6, why don't you show more of Paris' mug shot? What ever became of her DUI anyway? Was that another celebrity brush under the carpet type deal? I wanna know.

Tyson on the other hand has always been a wild person. That sheriff down in Maricopa County is known to be a jerk. I hear Arizona IS NOT the place to be caught driving under the influence. Let's face it folks, what bar or restaurant doesn't have a parking lot? Those sheriffs wait until closing time and then pick their "most likely" looking types I guess and in this case they got their jackpot. I didn't know Tyson did coke tho...felony charge. Yeeech. I hope he comes out of it okay.

2854 days ago
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ay ay ay    

Awww hell at least he's hurting himself this time. No one's ear was bitten off. No one was punched until he or she was a bloody spot on the pavement.

I hope he gets the stiffest sentence. A vehicle is an even larger, more dangerous than Mike's teeth and/or fists. He could've hurt someone. He needs to be locked up....has needed to be locked up for a long time.

2854 days ago
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Johnny Addie    

If Mike had stuck with Bill Cayton & Kevin Rooney way back when instead of going with Don King & his stooges his whole life would have been an entirely different story.

2854 days ago
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deiforever8    

mikes going camping with joe...why would he be released without bail? is this something thats done with every convicted felon in arizona or special treatment for a violent rapist and trouble maker

2854 days ago
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Nancy Verne    

Oh, what a surprise!!!!

2854 days ago
12.

Nicole    

Mike "no common sense punk" Tyson was arrested yet again?
This would be news worthy because?????????

2854 days ago
13.

Pineappleteef    

It's a shame how Mike Tyson ended up. But you should read how Tyson's former trainer - Kevin Rooney - ended up. It pales in comparison.

It's a long article, but an incredible read.

http://timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=543283&category=SPORTS&newsdate=12/10/2006

2854 days ago
14.

Ray Jones    

He is going to meet Sheriff Joe. Welcome to pink heaven and Arizona.

2854 days ago
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Julius Caesar    

Paris Hilton's mug shot probably isnt being seen because of the long arms of the Hilton empire. They own more things than you would know. They probably own TMZ or something that prohibits them from showing the celebutard's mugshot.

2854 days ago
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