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'American Idol' Haley Reinhart Bouncer Charged for Beating Her Friend

7/20/2017 11:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

The bouncer seen on video choking "American Idol" alum Haley Reinhart's friend has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies ... TMZ has learned.

Adam Sobanski -- the bearded guy in a purple shirt -- was busted Wednesday and charged with 2 felony counts of aggravated battery ... strangling and aggravated battery causing great bodily harm.

Authorities say Adam had no legal justification for the choke hold that caused Alan Chislof difficulty breathing. The great bodily harm charge comes from Sobanski allegedly striking Chislof in the face several times with a closed fist.

TMZ broke the story ... Haley and her friends got in the middle of a melee with bouncers at Lamplighter Inn. Chislof suffered a concussion, lacerations to his temple and just above eye, bruising and hematoma.

NFL Star Dante Fowler Arrested For Battery Allegedly Punched Man, Threw Liquor In Lake

7/19/2017 8:31 AM PDT
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Jaguars star DE Dante Fowler was arrested for battery after allegedly roughing up a man Tuesday night in Florida ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Fowler -- the 3rd overall pick in the '15 draft -- was arrested by St. Petersburg PD around 8:30 PM after cops say he got into a fight at an apartment.

According to the police report, Fowler, 22, punched a guy and broke his glasses after a verbal argument in the parking lot of an apartment complex. The report also says Fowler grabbed a grocery bag carried by the alleged victim -- with newly purchased liquor -- and threw it into a nearby lake.

Cops say the victim didn't have any visible injuries. Cops also noted they don't believe DF was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Fowler was arrested for 2 misdemeanors ... simple battery and criminal mischief.

D.F. was taken to Pinellas County Jail. He's since been released after posting $650 bond.

The Jaguars released a statement addressing the arrest ... saying they were aware of the situation, and have been in contact with Fowler.

FYI -- this isn't the first time Fowler's been involved in a violent situation. Last year he stood by and watched as his GF and baby mama beat the crap outta each other ... before finally intervening. 

Aaron Carter 911 'Looks Like He Is On Something'

7/19/2017 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Aaron Carter was opening his door while driving and swerving all over the road -- until he drove right past a parked cop ... according to an extremely worried 911 caller.

In the audio obtained by TMZ, the caller says he'd been following the Chevy Suburban, and saw it go all the way from the median to the guardrail. Once he got close enough, he declared ... "Oh, he looks like he is on something."

What's interesting is the caller points out a cop was sitting nearby as Aaron was pulling his SUV into the AutoZone where he was arrested. That totally syncs up with the arresting deputy's report.

As we reported, Aaron's threatening to go after cops because he's says they never saw him behind the wheel ... and, therefore, had no right to arrest him.

Aaron Carter Another Run-In with Cops Hours Before Arrest

7/18/2017 11:19 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Aaron Carter's troubles started hours before his DUI refusal arrest -- including a run-in with cops when he couldn't pay his bill for repairing a flat tire.

Aaron pulled into the Walmart Supercenter in Commerce, Georgia on Saturday after blowing out a tire on his Chevy Suburban. According to a source he was riding on the rims when he arrived. We're told he left the SUV at the tire center and about an hour later returned to pay, but his credit cards were declined.

Aaron told employees he'd call his manager to figure out the issue, but they were worried he might have a spare key and flee without paying ... so someone called cops.

We're told officers briefly spoke to Aaron, but the issue was resolved when a fan offered to pay the $110 bill if Aaron gave her an autograph and took a pic. Aaron obliged and left without incident.

About 2 hours later, he was arrested for DUI refusal about 30 min away in Cornelia, Georgia.

Aaron's rep tells us his manager had canceled his credit cards after his wallet was recently stolen.

Boxer Jermain Taylor Arrested For Dom. Battery, Terroristic Threats ... Allegedly Bit Girlfriend

7/18/2017 9:58 AM PDT
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Ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor was arrested for allegedly biting and threatening to kill his girlfriend during an argument Tuesday morning ... TMZ Sports has confirmed.

Maumelle PD in Arkansas were called to Taylor's home around 2:40 AM for a domestic disturbance when Taylor's girlfriend, Ashley White, told cops that he bit her several times and broke her cell phone during an argument.

The GF claims Taylor bit her on the face and left arm while trying to escape the residence ... and says she had to pepper spray him before fleeing the home.

Taylor allegedly chased White out of the house and down the street while threatening to kill her. Once the girlfriend returned to the home, cops arrived on the scene.

Police say Taylor smelled of intoxicants at the time of his arrest.

Taylor's been charged with felony terroristic threatening and 2 misdemeanors -- battery and interference with emergency communication.

It's worth noting ... Taylor is currently on probation stemming from several incidents over the past few years, so there's a chance he'll end up behind bars again.

Taylor has been released from custody.

Aaron Carter DUI Refusal Arrest Photos ... Threatens to Sue Cops

7/17/2017 8:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Aaron Carter's threatening to go after cops for his DUI refusal arrest because he's adamant they never saw him behind the wheel ... and believes they had no right to arrest him.

Sources close to Aaron tell TMZ ... the singer wants to sue over his weekend bust in Cornelia, Georgia where he refused a breathalyzer and testing of his blood and urine to determine if he was intoxicated.

TMZ's obtained photos of the moment Habersham County deputies searched through Aaron and his girlfriend's belongings in an AutoZone parking lot. Aaron says he was targeted because of his celebrity.

He had said he was at AutoZone to fix his car's alignment. His rep says there's surveillance footage to prove he wasn't in the car when he was arrested.

Aaron Carter Arrested DUI Refusal, Weed Possession

7/15/2017 10:37 PM PDT
Breaking News

11:51 AM PT -- Aaron Carter has been released on bond, TMZ has learned. A spokesperson for Habersham County sheriffs tells us Aaron's girlfriend Madison Parker remains in jail but is eligible for bond, though she has not bonded out "for unknown reasons." 

8:45 AM PT -- Bail for Carter has been set at $4,610. Parker's bail is set at $4,360. All charges filed against the couple are misdemeanor offenses. 

Aaron Carter has been arrested in Georgia on charges of DUI refusal, possession of marijuana and possession of drug related objects ... TMZ has confirmed.

The singer was pulled over by Habersham County sheriffs Saturday night. We're told Aaron refused to submit to testing for a suspected DUI -- meaning he refused a breathalyzer and testing of his blood and urine to determine if he was intoxicated. 

Carter's girlfriend, Madison Parker, was in the car with Carter and was also arrested. 

Only hours before his arrest, Aaron tweeted that he would be unable to make a performance in Kansas City due to "transportation issues." 

Story developing...

Drake Aggressive Trespasser Arrested

7/14/2017 6:59 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Drake's house seems to be a popular destination for uninvited guests ... this time a man was arrested for hiking into his backyard.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... a man trespassed onto the Hidden Hills property Thursday evening. A security guard patrolling the site noticed him and ordered him to leave. The intruder became aggressive.

The guard wasted no time calling cops and they quickly arrived and arrested the man. We're told the intruder told cops he found Drake's house after looking up the address on a blog. He told cops he was there to meet the rapper.

The man had no weapons and was booked for trespassing. Drake was not home at the time. The house is undergoing extensive renovations and Drake hasn't been living there.

This isn't Drake's first uninvited guest. TMZ broke the story ... a thirsty woman broke into the crib back in April and confessed to taking Pepsi, Sprite and Fiji water.

Shia LaBeouf I Don't Need to Drink My Problem is When I Do

7/14/2017 1:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Shia LaBeouf is not an alcoholic, because he doesn't have an uncontrollable urge to drink ... his problem is when he starts drinking he can't stop ... this according to his lawyer.

Savannah lawyer Doug Andrews tells TMZ Shia is resolved not to have another drink while he finishes shooting his movie, "The Peanut Butter Falcon." As we reported, people on the set told us Shia has been incredibly professional, reliable and sober since shooting began and they were shocked to see on TMZ Saturday that he was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

Andrews says the movie shoot will not be interrupted by the arrest or Shia's promise to get help for his addiction. It's interesting -- Shia calls it an addiction although he says he doesn't feel the need to drink.

Andrews says Shia will get professional help once the movie is wrapped, but he's not in danger because he simply won't drink.

The lawyer also says he and Shia want to do more than just cop a plea and pay a fine ... they want to make good to Savannah cops and the community for Shia's rant which, at times, got racist. Andrews says he and Shia haven't decided what the actor will do, but promises it will be meaningful.

Rich the Kid Shia Isn't Racist ... Probably Just High

7/13/2017 6:32 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Shia LaBeouf isn't racist -- even though he said VERY racist things to cops -- we should just pass it off as a guy who's super high ... according to Rich the Kid.

We got the New York rapper Wednesday in Bev Hills, and he was clearly shocked by the words Shia chose when he verbally attacked Savannah cops.

Rich does not seem incensed at all -- not even a little -- and chops it up to drugs.

Conclusion ... not racist ... just a bad night.

Shia LaBeouf Taunts White Cop Your Wife Prefers Black 'D***'

7/12/2017 3:38 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Shia LaBeouf verbally assaulted a white officer, telling him his wife watches porn and fantasizes about African-American male genitals.

Shia was off the rails this weekend when he was arrested by Savannah cops for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Shortly after arriving in handcuffs at the police station, Shia ranted to the cop that he must feel ashamed his wife prefers "black d***."

As we reported, Shia got downright racist during the fingerprinting process, telling a black cop he was going to hell because of his skin color.

Shia LaBeouf 'You're Going to Hell' Cause You're Black

7/12/2017 3:04 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Shia LaBeouf went full racist at the Savannah Police Dept. where he was arrested this past weekend, telling a black officer he would go to hell because of his skin color.

In newly released video, while Shia was being fingerprinted he looked at a black officer and said, "You're going to hell, straight to hell, bro." A white cop questioned the drunk actor, and added ... "That doesn't mean he's going to hell." Shia responded, "It means a whole lot, bro."

He goes on to accuse the cops of being racist because "a black man arrested me for being white."

TMZ broke the story, Shia was arrested for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and obstruction and was out of control when he was arrested and taken to the station for booking.

When he was in the police car en route to the slammer, he told a black officer he was out of line for arresting a white man who simply asked for a cigarette.

'AGT' Winner Landau Murphy Jr. Arrested for Hitting Baby Mama With a Golf Club!

7/11/2017 3:31 PM PDT
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An "America's Got Talent" champ was arrested this week for domestic violence after he allegedly attacked his baby mama with a golf club.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. -- who won season 6 of 'AGT' -- was arrested Monday night in Whitman, West Virginia for misdemeanor domestic battery and domestic assault.

We're told they got into it when he told her he was leaving her ... which escalated into an argument about who would care for their 6-month-old baby. That's when Landau allegedly started slapping her and then struck her under her left eye with a golf club. The brawl spilled outside, where he allegedly slammed her head on the sidewalk.

She was treated at a hospital, and cops later arrested Landau. He was released the same night on a $3,500 bond.

As for Landau's side ... his manager says the fight was sparked when the singer came home and found his home trashed -- he claims by the girlfriend. He says she destroyed the house with a golf club ... then attacked him with the club and a knife. He claims he was only defending himself, and apologized for the incident. 

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