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Joe Francis

Girls Gone Wild Honcho

Surrenders to Police

8/23/2011 6:08 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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"Girls Gone Wild" honcho Joe Francis was arrested in Los Angeles last night ... this according to the LAPD.

Francis turned himself in to police at an LAPD station Monday afternoon on 3 misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment, 1 count of assault and 1 count of dissuading the witness from making a report.

LAPD Sgt. Daryl Martin told the AP, "[Joe] was booked fingerprinted and his photo was taken ... He was held here at the station and released from custody after posting $50,000 in bail."

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... there are THREE female accusers who claim they met Joe at a nightclub ... and Joe offered to drive them to their car.

The women claim they piled inside of Joe's limo ... but instead of going to their car, Joe took them to his mansion ... even though the women told him they did NOT want to go there.

As we previously reported, Joe was investigated after allegedly pushing one of the women to the ground during an altercation at his home.

Joe claims he did not lay a hand on anyone that night.
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Al R.    

Good. Douchebag. Go to prison and get raped.

969 days ago
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TheUltraworld    

For a guy that's always innocent, he spends a lot of time with the police. I'm surprised that one of those young girl's fathers hasn't beat this bastard senseless.

969 days ago
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Yak    

What is wrong with this clown? Impossibly rich, good looking, obviously smart, yet he seems to get into all kinds of serious trouble. He's a loser in my books. Go get counseling dunce.

969 days ago
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ken    

why do TMZers like playing the blame game?

If I offer you money to do something that you later regret....whose fault is that decision? it's the person making the decision!!!! take some responsibility for a change

don't you people ever own your own behavior?

Joe is not in a good business, we all know that, we also know he is an easy target for troublemakers...so I smell a setup.

969 days ago
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