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'Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor

Arrested for Felony Theft

Over Hawaiian Sunglasses

7/18/2015 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0718-jax-taylor-tmz-01Jax Taylor from "Vanderpump Rules" took a break from the beach Friday night for an extended visit to a Honolulu jail, after getting busted for allegedly stealing a very expensive pair of shades.

Law enforcement sources tell us, Jax is still in the slammer with no immediate prospect of getting out. We're told he allegedly went to a sunglasses shop and stole a pair.  He was arrested at his hotel a block away.

The glasses had to be worth more than $300 ... the minimum in Hawaii for charging someone with felony theft.

Jax has been posting pics of his vacation with GF Brittany Cartwright.

They'll be able to add another pic to the set ... the one taken by cops.


Tennis Star Bernard Tomic

Arrested In Miami

After Hotel Penthouse Rager!!!

7/16/2015 7:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Tennis stud Bernard Tomic -- the 25th ranked player in the world -- was arrested in Miami Beach yesterday after cops say he fought WAY TOO HARD for his right to PAAAAARRTTYYYY!!!

The 22-year-old Australian was staying at the W Hotel ... and according to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, dude was having a BLOWOUT rager in the penthouse suite. 

Officials say the neighbors (read: squares) complained about the loud noise and music several times -- so hotel security went up to ask Bernard to keep it down. 

But Bernard is no slave to "the man" ... and allegedly "pointed his finger aggressively" at the security guards and slammed the door in their faces. 

The hotel decided to EVICT Bernard from the room ... and called the cops who told Bernard and his guests to pack up their stuff and leave ... or else they'd be arrested. 

Everyone left ... except Bernard -- who told cops he was standing his ground and wouldn't leave the room.

So, they arrested him and forced him to leave.

Tomic -- who's listed at 6'4", 210 lbs -- was transported to a nearby jail where he was booked for trespassing and resisting arrest. He was eventually released on $2,000 bail.

Young Thug

Arrested for Threatening To Shoot Mall Cop

7/15/2015 7:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


Young Thug was taken down by the U.S. Marshals Wednesday morning after allegedly threatening to kill a mall cop.

Law enforcement sources tell us, security at a Georgia mall asked Thug to leave ... it's unclear why. The guards were escorting the rapper out of the mall when he allegedly said he was going to shoot one of them in the face.

At that point the real cops were called.

Thug left before cops arrived and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The incident occurred last week, but it took until today for U.S. Marshals to track him down at a home outside the ATL and hook him up.

Y.T. is currently at the Dekalb County Jail.

Ty Lawson

Arrested for DUI

7/14/2015 6:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson got busted for DUI in Los Angeles last night -- his second DUI arrest this year.

TMZ Sports has learned Lawson was pulled over by CHP for speeding on the 101 Freeway early this morning ... and officers determined he showed signs of intoxication ... so they gave him a field sobriety test.

Didn't go so good for Lawson. He was arrested around 2:30 AM.

Cops say during the arrest, Lawson identified himself as an NBA player -- and was carrying $6,000 IN CASH on his person. 

We actually spoke to Lawson as he and his GF Ashley King (former "Bad Girls Club" star) were leaving Le Jardin nightclub in Hollywood -- moments before they jumped on the freeway. Interesting ... we talked marijuana with him.

He's still in jail right now. His bail's been set at $5,000.

Lawson was also charged with a DUI in Denver, back in January.


Lebowski Fest Founder


… In Most Dude-Like Way

7/13/2015 3:39 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Robe wearing Caucasian drinkers everywhere -- take a moment of silence out of your day … 'cause the dude who founded Lebowski Fest just got nabbed.

Lighting up a fat doobie in a bowling alley seems like the perfect way to honor Jeff Bridges' iconic stoner character … too bad for the festival creator, Will Russell, cops don’t agree … and he left the Louisville Executive Strike & Spare in cuffs Saturday night.

It's unclear if he was rocking out to CCR at the time of the arrest.

Donovan McNabb

Arrested for DUI In AZ ... Again

7/7/2015 9:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news


Ex-NFL QB Donovan McNabb was popped for DUI in Arizona on June 28th ... the second time he's been arrested for DUI in 2 years. 

The Gilbert Police Department says McNabb rear-ended a car that was stopped at a red light around 11:35 PM -- and when cops arrived to the scene, they determined Donovan was drunk. 

The 38-year-old was subsequently arrested for DUI and transported to a nearby police station where he was booked, cited and eventually released. 

As we previously reported, McNabb was arrested in December 2013 after cops say he was speeding in Maricopa County around 3 AM.  He served 1 day in an AZ jail. 

As for what McNabb is facing ... we spoke with John Kelly, a DUI attorney in Arizona, who tells us Donovan is realistically looking at 9 to 10 days in jail if convicted of a normal DUI (the punishment could get a lot worse if his blood alcohol level was "extreme"). 

Kelly says it's also common for people convicted of a 2nd DUI to have a ignition interlock system put in their car, which requires a breathalyzer test before the user can turn on the vehicle. 

In addition, Kelly says McNabb will also face court fines in the $3,000 to $5,000 range. 

[h/t Deadspin

Kidd Kidd

Bondsman to the Rescue with $105K

... Plus a Hot Dog

7/6/2015 4:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0706_kid_kid_instagramThe first thing G-Unit rapper Kidd Kidd needed when he got out of Riker's Island on Monday ... was a big juicy dog, and he got his bail bondsman to hook it up.

Kidd’s bondsman, Ira Judelson, tells TMZ he forked over $105,000 --  $5k for the NYC bond and another $100k for a New Orleans warrant ... but that wasn't enough.

Judelson says he threw in another $20 out of his pocket, so Kidd could grab a meal ... a pretzel, a hot dog, and some pasta.

We’re told 50 Cent's label actually came up with with $105k to get Kidd sprung ... after his arrest last week for an alleged domestic assault.

Enrique Iglesias

Arrested for ...

Driver's Seat Switcheroo

7/1/2015 10:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Enrique Iglesias got busted trying to slip out of the driver's seat of his ride when cops pulled him over recently -- possibly because he knew he had a suspended license ... just a guess.

According to Miami police, Iglesias was driving a white Cadillac Escalade back in May when cops pulled him over for driving in a closed off express lane. That's when his Houdini act began -- police say Enrique hopped into the back seat while his passenger slid into the driver's seat. 

The magic act bombed ... with cops, anyway.

Enrique and the passenger, his tour manager, both got arrested ... and both have pled not guilty to obstruction. Enrique also pled not guilty to driving with a suspended license. 

'Whites of West Virginia' Star

Hey, I'm Famous ...

Please Bust Me!

7/1/2015 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0630-virginia-sue-sue-bob-white-mugshot-YOUTUBE-01Sue Bob White -- who stars in the documentary "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia" -- learned a 'no duh' lesson ... don't name-drop yourself to cops, when you have outstanding warrants!

Sheriff deputies in Martin County, Kentucky tell TMZ ... Sue Bob and her soon-to-be mother-in-law Virginia came in to bail out Sue Bob's fiancé, Eric -- who she also referred to as her brother ... soooo, yeah. 

During the process, we're told Sue Bob couldn't help but mention that she's a famous TV person since the documentary's release. So, deputies ran her name -- just for fun -- and it turned out Sue Bob had an outstanding warrant for shoplifting. 

The name-dropping only cost her a $525 fine, but Virginia was less lucky. She had an outstanding warrant for public intoxication, and got arrested.   

Silence is golden ... and also something Sue Bob needs to learn. 


Meek Mill Party

LAPD in Overdrive

For BET Awards Weekend

6/27/2015 8:14 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Meek Mill's party was overrun Friday night by both clubgoers and cops, who were determined to keep the peace in Hollywood during the BET Awards weekend.

The rapper hosted a big party at Playhouse Hollywood, which was packed to capacity just after midnight. A slew of cops showed up -- on the ground and in the air -- to control the crowd and prevent a repeat of last year's violence during pre-show parties.

An eyewitness says YG was rejected after he refused a pat-down.

All was calm and it looks like only one or two people were busted for disorderly conduct.

One down, one to go.


Add Another Arrest to the Pile

6/26/2015 9:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0616-dmx-tmz-3DMX is getting within shooting distance of a deck of cards populated by his mug shots, because he was arrested again Friday night.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, the rapper was en route to Radio City Music Hall where he was scheduled to perform when the New York City Sheriff's deputies nabbed him for unpaid child support. Turns out there was a warrant for his arrest.

The law we know, he was being held in the back of a patrol car. 

As for the concert, Masters of Ceremony, the show went on without him.  It had plenty of other old school rappers to entertain the crowd.

Rick Ross

Jail is Costing Me a Fortune!!!

I'm Losing BET Weekend Money

6/26/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0625-rick-ross-party-jail-missing-out-fun-art-01Rick Ross has lost a lot more than his freedom after getting jailed for alleged kidnapping and assault ... we're talking a small fortune.

Turns out Ross had a HUGE weekend planned to celebrate the BET Awards.

According to our sources, Ross is losing out on all sorts of deals, including $80,000 for a party appearance and $50,000 for a club appearance.

He's also forfeiting some big money ... $30,000 for a private jet from ATL to LAX, and $60,000 for a mansion rental.

Ross is stuck behind bars until his next court date July 1.


Nipsey Hussle

Busted For Double Cupping in Burbank

6/25/2015 5:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0625-nipsey-hussle-tmz-01Nipsey Hussle just learned ... Hollywood cops aren't the only ones who know a thing or 2 about sizzurp, because Burbank cops had no problem realizing what wazzup.

Nipsey had just left a recording studio late Wednesday night when Burbank police noticed he was driving without plates. When they asked for his registration, they noticed a bottle of codeine, a bottle of soda and styrofoam cups full of ice. You put them all together and you get sizzurp.

Cops busted the rapper for the codeine ... he didn't have an Rx.

Nipsey was cuffed and taken to jail, where he bailed out.

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