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Charles Barkley Is Going to Jail

2/23/2009 7:17 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Charles BarkelyHope they've got XXXXL jumpsuits in AZ, 'cause Charles Barkley is officially going to jail.

Barkley just pled guilty to 2 counts of driving under the influence and pleaded "responsible" to running a stop sign for the December 31 incident in Scottsdale.

Barkley was sentenced to 10 days in jail -- but will only do five if he completes an alcohol education program. Barkley was also fined $2,000.

Barkley will begin his sentence on March 21 -- but it's unclear if he will serve time in Arizona's famed Tent City Jail, where they make the inmates wear pink.

As for the gun cops say they found in Barkley's car on the night of the arrest -- no charges were ever filed.


Celeb DUI

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BET News Atlanta    

Our sources connected to BET say that Charles Barkley has said he will return home to Alabama once he is released from the Arizona jail. Barkley who previousely had a home near Birmingham, Alabama at the famed Greystone Golf & Country Club is said to be planning a move to Cider Ridge Golf Club in Oxford, Alabama (see www.CiderRidgeHomes.com ); the same estate club where Suge Knight was recently seen playing golf and partying with an unidentified resident and two well known NFL players. Charles Barkley has expressed interest in running for Governor of Alabama, and even after this incident states he is looking at a campaign for the next term. One source who asked to remain unnamed told our reporter that Barkley said, "I'm going home to Alabama because this crap wouldn't be happening to me there".

2075 days ago
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gabybali    

what could be causing this? Post Power Syndrom ?

2074 days ago
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pmc    

I respect that he took responsibility.

2074 days ago
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InfiniteDivineHolyLove    

It's good to know that Charles is Packin Heat, The Media and TV shows that are based in big cities like Chicago and NYC make people think that Guns are illegal. It's our second ammendment. Obama and Bush have worked hard to take away those rights. The Nazis took Free Speech and Guns rights away just like the false prophet Obama is doing. INFOWARS.COM PRISONPLANET.COM THEOBAMADECEPTION.NET 9-11 was an inside job

Mexico has extremely high crime because the criminal government and the mafia are the only ones who have guns. People down there can't have guns. Slaves aren't allowed to have Guns throughout history. Abort (impeach) Obama, not babies.

Liberalism is a mental disorder

2073 days ago
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Anthony    

THEY SIR CHARLES, WONDERING WHO"S YOUR FAVORIVE TOP FIVE(5) NOW? WAD. DON'T DROP YOUR SOAP.

2068 days ago
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