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Ex 'Voice' Star

Don't Judge Me

For Allegedly Stealing Walmart Snacks

6/9/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Joshua Murley  -- a Season 6 contestant on “The Voice” – was arrested at a Texas Walmart after allegedly stealing $57 worth of munchies.

Cops tell us Murley hit the self-checkout, bagged his groceries, then left the store without paying. His booty included chips, dips, drinks and bread.

He was booked on misdemeanor theft -- it is Walmart -- and spent the night in jail.

Murley was part of Team Adam, and later poached by Team Shakira on the sing-off show, but he never made it to the playoffs.

Only chair that’s gonna turn now is the judge's.

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Hope Solo

Shocking Details from '14 Arrest

... Called Cop a 'B*tch'

6/7/2015 8:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0607-hope-solo-TMZ-02U.S. soccer superstar Hope Solo WENT OFF on police during her 2014 domestic violence arrest ... reportedly telling a cop, "You're such a bitch. You're scared of me because you know that if the handcuffs were off I'd kick your ass."

It's all part of new police documents unearthed by ESPN which stem from Solo's 2014 domestic violence arrest in Seattle ... when she allegedly attacked family members at her half-sister's home. 

According to the docs, Solo appeared to be wasted when she was taken into custody -- and was screaming profanities at the arresting officers.

Cops say Solo -- who demanded to be called Mrs. Stevens (she's married to ex-NFL star Jerramy Stevens) -- repeatedly insulted officers ... and when one cop asked her to remove her necklace she told him "that the necklace was worth more than he makes in a year"

The report also says, "During the fingerprinting of Mrs. Stevens she made numerous statements that I was not worth anything and should be proud to have such authority."

According to ESPN's "Outside the Lines," Solo also suggested that two of the jailers were having sex ... and called another officer a "14-year-old boy."

When asked for comment about Solo's behavior, Hope's lawyer told ESPN, "Any of us would be upset at being wrongly arrested." He also claims Solo was not drunk, she was concussed and her behavior was consistent with someone who suffered a "significant head injury."

As for the domestic violence allegations, the case was initially dismissed ... but prosecutors filed an appeal ... and are scheduled to file their argument by July 13th. 

Solo has previously denied attacking her 17-year-old nephew -- and said she was the real victim during the 2014 incident. 

But the 911 call from the night in question paints a different story, with the caller telling the operator that Solo was "f**king beating people up."

Hope Solo 911 Call

John Bowlen 911

'I Own the Broncos'

'I'm the Blood of the City'

6/5/2015 8:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

TMZ Sports has obtained the bizarre 911 call recording from the domestic dispute involving the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen ... in which he claims to be "the blood of the city."

John Bowlen's girlfriend initially called 911 on Wednesday night ... but the call was cut short ... and the last thing the operator heard was the woman screaming. 

So, the operator called back ... only this time, John picked up ... and goes on a bizarre rant in which he claims to be the owner of the Denver Broncos ... says he's dealing with a "crazy girlfriend" ... and swears on his life that everything is fine. 

"As the blood of the city, I'm telling you nothing is wrong." 

He also dropped some names ... "I'm a man of the city. A friend of the mayor. And everybody knows exactly who I am. I'm going through a lot."

Bowlen continued ... "She is leaving right now, nothing is wrong. I love you guys. Thank you. Bye bye."

Obviously, the operator didn't buy Bowlen's story -- cops went to the scene and Bowlen was arrested on domestic violence charges

FYI -- Bowlen is employed by the Broncos as the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator ... and was the frontrunner to take over the team from his father, who has Alzheimer's. 

Jenelle Evans

Domestic Violence Charge Dropped

They're Working It Out

6/5/2015 8:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0604-jenelle-evans-tmz-01Jenelle Evans and her estranged baby daddy are trying to work things out between them ... and step one was him not pursuing a domestic violence case against her.  

Evans got popped last month for allegedly attacking Nathan Griffith, but the case was dropped Thursday after Nathan told police he didn't want to press charges.  

A rep for Evans tells TMZ the pair are now on speaking terms and are working on their relationship ... for the sake of their child. 

We're told Evans wants to put the past behind her and focus on the kid and her nursing career. 

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Denver Broncos Owner

Son Arrested for Domestic Violence

... Wearing Broncos Shirt

6/4/2015 12:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details

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The son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was arrested for domestic violence in Colorado on Wednesday ... while wearing a Broncos shirt ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

29-year-old John Bowlen Jr. -- one of 7 Bowlen children -- is being held at the Arapahoe County jail outside of Denver on suspicion of 3rd degree assault and harassment.

According to the police report, the victim told police John was under the influence of whippets and alcohol. Whippets is slang for nitrous oxide. 

The woman -- who says she has been dating Bowlen for 10 months -- says the two were inside of John's apartment when John began acting strange and "shoved her against the wall."

The woman says she called 911, but John took the phone and hung up. 

When the operator called back, John reportedly answered and said, "This is the owner of the Denver Broncos. I am sorry. K. Nothing is wrong. This is John Bowlen."

The woman says she had been drinking alcohol earlier in the evening.

John was taken into custody for domestic violence harassment and property crimes. He's being held without bail.  

According to multiple reports, John has an MBA in sports and entertainment from the University of Denver and is in executive training with the Broncos. He is one of the frontrunners to take over the team when his father (who is suffering from Alzheimer's) steps down. 

Pat Bowlen isn't the only Broncos executive with a son who's been accused of domestic violence -- last year the son of Broncos General Manager John Elway, John Elway III, was arrested and convicted of attacking his GF during a heated argument in Arizona. 

The Denver Broncos have released a statement saying, "We are disappointed to learn of the matter involving John Bowlen ... . While this is a personal issue, he is accountable to all club and league conduct policies. As such, John will be placed on an indefinite leave of absence from the organization."

Story developing ...

Mila Kunis Stalker

Wanted Poster Paints Scary Picture

6/3/2015 10:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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11:25 AM PST -- TMZ has learned Mila's stalker has been taken into custody in Santa Monica, CA after police found him in an alley. 

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Be on the lookout for this man ... a convicted stalker who has terrorized Mila Kunis and is on the loose. 

Stuart Lynn Dunn has been on the loose since escaping Saturday from a psychiatric facility near L.A. He's been twice convicted of stalking Kunis ... showing up at all hours at places she frequented.

Cops released these somewhat scary "Wanted" pics ... one of his mugshot and the other photo taken recently.

Cops say Dunn was last seen wearing a black zip-up jacket, light blue jeans and grey low-top converse.  

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Lil Wayne

Cops Arrest Suspect

In Tour Bus Shooting

6/2/2015 10:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The guy accused of shooting up Lil Wayne's tour bus is finally in police custody.

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey surrendered early Tuesday morning in Cobb County, Georgia. He faces charges of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a firearm by a felon, and criminal gang activity.

A judge issued an arrest warrant for Winfrey, but it took a month before he turned himself in. According to his booking report, he had a  gunshot scar on his wrist. 

Wayne's bus was shot up in April after a club gig in Atlanta. Police believe Winfrey -- who has ties to Wayne's rival, Young Thug -- opened fire to gain favor with the Bloods

Johnny Manziel

QB in Water Bottle Fight

5/31/2015 8:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0531-johnny-manziel-cops-bud-light-TWITTER-01update_graphic_red_bar10:08 AM PT -- A rep for the Irving PD tells TMZ Sports ... Johnny showed NO signs of intoxication.

As for how the whole thing got started, Manziel told police he was being harassed by an 18-year-old man who was hounding him for an autograph.

When the man realized Manziel wasn't going to give him one, Johnny claims the guy started "talking trash" and Johnny responded by throwing the water bottle. 

Security stepped in ... and the cops came as well ... but in the end, no one was arrested and everyone went their separate ways.

update_grey_gray_barJohnny Manziel allegedly got into a fight with a buddy of his after a golf tournament Saturday and according to one eyewitness ... Johnny's throwing arm was way off.

Johnny and a group of friends were leaving the Byron Nelson Golf Classic in Irving, Texas, near Dallas, when he got into an argument with a guy in his group.  The eyewitness tells TMZ Sports, the guys were yelling at each other when Johnny threw a water bottle "really hard" at the guy, but missed.

The eyewitness tells us, Johnny's friend sarcastically screamed, "Nice throw, Johnny," which apparently enraged the Cleveland Browns QB.  The eyewitness says Johnny charged his friend, but was stopped by someone in his group. 

Off duty cops who were working security came quickly, spoke with Johnny and his friend, and calmed the situation down.  The pic shows Johnny sitting in a chair and talking to a cop by the Four Seasons hotel.

We believe no arrests were made.

Johnny's rep told a reporter the QB was being harassed. 

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Dustin Diamond

Convicted in Stabbing Case

5/30/2015 7:12 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0530-dustin-diamond-getty-02Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday in the case where he stabbed a guy in a bar, but in a way it's really a victory for him.

Diamond was convicted of 2 misdemeanors but acquitted of the far more serious felonies.

1226-dustin-diamond-at-bar-fight-christmas-TMZ-02As TMZ reported, Diamond, who was with his girlfriend, stabbed a man in the Wisconsin bar last XMAS, but he claimed self defense. Diamond testified, "I felt like we were being set up for antagonistic purposes." The actor who famously played Screech claimed he was merely waiving a pocket knife around to fend off aggressors, never intending to stab anyone.

The guy he stabbed didn't even know he was cut until after he left the bar.

Diamond was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.  Worst case scenario is a 9 month jail sentence. 

Ex-NBA All Star

Arrested In Arizona

Alleged Kingpin In I.D. Theft Scam

5/29/2015 2:39 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0529-christopher-gatling-mug-tmz-01Ex-NBA player Chris Gatling -- a former All-Star -- was arrested in Scottsdale, AZ yesterday ... with cops saying he was the kingpin in a massive illegal credit card and I.D. theft scam. 

TMZ Sports has learned ... one of Gatling's alleged victims is a woman he met on a dating website who owned a fitness studio -- who he allegedly screwed out of $90,000.  

Long story short ... cops say Gatling set up Internet businesses to gather credit card information from people.

Once he got the numbers, he would take them to the fitness studio ... convinced the lady to run the cards for various dollar amounts (she believed they were legit) ... and asked her to front him 90% of the payment in cash.

For example ... if the woman ran a $100 credit card charge for Gatling, she would give him $90 in cash and keep $10 for herself. 

But cops say the credit card holders never authorized the fitness studio payments and cancelled their transactions -- leaving the fitness studio owner in a $90,000 hole ... the amount she had given to Gatling in cash. 

Officials eventually caught on to the scheme ... and arrested Gatling for fraud, aggravated identity theft and forgery. 

And get this ... he was busted while meeting with his probation officer -- stemming from a forgery and theft CONVICTION back in 2013 when he attempted to rent out a home he didn't own. 

An attorney for Gatling tells us she's still gathering information on the case. 

FYI -- Gatling was a 1st round NBA Draft pick in 1991 ... and played in the league for 11 years. 

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'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans

Turns Herself In

... With a Camera Crew

5/28/2015 10:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans has decided to face the music and turn herself in to police in South Carolina amid allegations she beat up her baby daddy.

Evans showed up to the Myrtle Beach Police Department -- with a few camera guys in tow -- Thursday afternoon after her ex-fiancé Nathan Griffith filed a police report claiming Evans punched, kicked, scratched and tried to choke him.

Evans was charged with domestic violence and is currently being processed. She got a shiny new mug shot to add to her collection.

Evan was released Thursday afternoon.

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Boxer Jermain Taylor

Arrest Warrant Issued ...

Over New Alleged Attack

5/28/2015 9:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0528-jermain-taylor-instagramFormer boxing champ Jermain Taylor is a wanted man -- TMZ Sports has learned an arrest warrant has been issued after JT allegedly attacked a man at a rehab center. 

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department in Arkansas tells us the warrant was issued this morning. Taylor is suspected of 2nd degree battery. So far, he is NOT in police custody. 

As for the backstory ... law enforcement sources tell us Taylor allegedly attacked another patient at a rehab facility in Little Rock on May 13th ... knocking the man to the floor. 

We're told the alleged victim was transported to a nearby hospital -- and was treated in the intensive care unit. 

Taylor has been in rehab on a court order since March following a string of disturbing incidents -- including an altercation at a parade where Taylor allegedly pulled a gun on a family and another incident where he shot his cousin.

Taylor's attorney Christian Alexander says he believes the complaint is "frivolous" -- and says he's already spoken with witnesses who believe the whole thing is a shameless attempt to shake down a famous athlete.

Story developing ... 

Ray McDonald's Mom

My Son Is Innocent

But His NFL Career Is Over

5/28/2015 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ray McDonald's parents are adamant their son did NOT attack the mother of his child ... claiming he's a good man whose NFL career has been destroyed by his accuser's lies. 

Labrina McDonald tells TMZ Sports she and her husband have spoken with Ray since his domestic violence arrest and he says there's a WITNESS who can prove McDonald never laid a finger on his accuser. 

"[Ray's] personal driver witnessed everything that happened. He never touched her."

As we previously reported, Ray's ex-fiancee claims McDonald was drunk and aggressive toward her and their baby during an incident early Monday morning

But Labrina says her son was NOT the aggressor -- adding, "Ray is never going to hit a woman. He may say some stuff to piss them off, he may kick them out of his house. But he'd never lay his hands on them. We didn't raise him that way."

Ray was arrested for a second time on Wednesday for violating a restraining order when he returned to his ex's apartment.  McDonald's father tells us bluntly, "He should not have been there."

Ray's dad says the family knows the reality of the situation -- that Ray will likely never play in the NFL again -- but it could be the best thing for him.

"He can move on from football, develop a business mindset like my wife and I have. He'll be okay.  He's going to be successful. He comes from a great family."

"He just needs to get the hell out of Dodge and get his life together."

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