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Jackie Warner Charged in Sleep Driving Case DUI, Hit & Run, Assault

4/17/2017 11:01 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Jackie Warner has been charged with assaulting a cop and DUI, but her lawyer says Jackie was "driving unconscious" so the charges are bogus.

We've learned the former Bravo star has been charged with felony assault on a police officer, misdemeanor DUI and misdemeanor hit and run.

The hit and run is based on Jackie clipping a cop car and then leaving the scene.

Cops tell us Jackie blew a .08 at the time of the incident. She says she had one martini earlier in the day and that's it.

Jackie has said she had taken an Ambien at home and the next thing she knew she was in the hospital under arrest. When she crashed her car she wasn't wearing pants.

Her lawyer, Shawn Holley, tells TMZ, "We have letters and reports from Jackie's doctors which prove a long history of insomnia and which strongly support our contention that Jackie was driving unconscious after taking Ambien, which had been prescribed to her."

Holley goes on, "I reached out to the D.A.'s Office weeks ago and was assured that deputies would review our reports before filing charges. We are extremely disappointed that the D.A.'s Office filed these charges without reviewing our evidence, as promised."


Steve Francis Arrest Video NBA Star Cussed Out Cops 'Groupie Motherf**kers'

4/16/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Ex-NBA superstar Steve Francis called police "groupie motherf**kers" during his DWI arrest back in November ... and DARED cops to lock him up after they confiscated his gold chain.

It's all on the arrest video obtained by TMZ Sports ... which begins when Francis is pulled over by Houston PD on Nov. 19 for speeding. Cops quickly suspected he was drunk.

Officers searched the car and found a bottle of Crown Royal and a big bag of weed (almost 22 grams).

40-year-old Francis was placed into a squad car while they searched the rest of his vehicle -- and that's when he noticed officers checking out his massive gold chain.

Francis got PISSED -- and shouted at cops, "Now you playing with fire, homie!"

"Take a picture. Play with that, watch what happens."

He called cops "suckas" and shouted, "Go ahead, lock me up groupie ass motherf**kers."

"Play with my chain, sucka!"

Francis told cops the chain was worth $100 million.

Officers told Francis he was being arrested for drunk driving, weed possession and retaliation. He denied being drunk and insisted he never threatened anyone.

He also asked the cops to drop him off at his grandmother's house.

That didn't happen -- instead, he was taken to the police station.

He later struck a deal with prosecutors in which he pled guilty to 1 count of drunk driving and won't have to spend another minute behind bars.

This isn't the first time Francis has had issues with his chain -- he was famously chain jacked at a Sauce Twinz' rap concert back in 2015. The necklace was later recovered and returned.

Tyga Phew! Detained But Dodges DUI Arrest

4/12/2017 5:01 AM PDT
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Tyga was taken into custody by LAPD in Hollywood early Wednesday morning, but he's walking away from this one with a traffic ticket ... TMZ has learned.

Tyga was leaving Avenue Nightclub around 2 AM when cops pulled him over. We're told he had paper plates on the Mercedes G Wagon he was driving ... but officers ended up taking him down to the station for a possible DUI.

Law enforcement sources tell us once cops got Tyga to the station they determined he wasn't under the influence, and he was released after about 90 minutes with a ticket for no drivers license or insurance. We're told cops only took him to the station because of the crowd, including paparazzi, outside Avenue and they wanted to avoid making a scene. 

He took an L with Kylie, but got the win with cops. Decent trade?

We got the victorious Tyga on his way out of the station. His pals picked him up in the G.

Steve Francis Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving

4/11/2017 10:51 AM PDT
Breaking News

Ex-NBA superstar Steve Francis pled guilty to 1 count of driving while intoxicated stemming from a crazy Nov. 2016 arrest ... but he ain't going back to the slammer. 

Francis appeared in a Houston courtroom Tuesday and pled guilty to the misdemeanor DWI charge. In exchange, he got 3 days in jail -- but the judge gave him credit for time served so he won't go back. 

He was also fined $1,000 and his driver's license has been suspended for 1 year. 

As we previously reported, Francis was initially pulled over in a black Chevy Tahoe for speeding -- but during the stop, the cop noticed he reeked of booze. Francis was also verbally abusive and allegedly vowed REVENGE on the arresting officers. 

Cops say they found weed -- but that charge was dropped. 

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope DUI Arrest Video 'I Only Had 2 Drinks'

4/3/2017 8:48 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Detroit Pistons star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was surprisingly calm for a guy suspected of DUI ... at least, it seemed that way in the video of his arrest, obtained by TMZ Sports

Kentavious was arrested in the early hours of March 29 -- after the Pistons had lost to the Miami Heat. 

KCP was initially pulled over for speeding -- but during the stop, the officer explains to the NBA star that he smelled booze and his eyes were glossy.

Caldwell-Pope explained that he only had 2 drinks that night -- two glasses of Hennessy -- but says he specifically kept his drinking in check because he knew he had to drive.

At one point, it sounds like Kentavious calls himself a "lightweight."

Eventually, the officer administered a breathalyzer (he allegedly blew a .08) and arrested Kentavious for DUI. The officer described him as "very cooperative" in the police report and you can see why in the video.

Detroit Pistons Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Arrested for DUI

3/31/2017 6:02 AM PDT
Breaking News

Detroit Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested early Wednesday morning for DUI ... hours after the Pistons lost ANOTHER game. 

24-year-old Caldwell-Pope was initially pulled over in Auburn Hills, Michigan at 2:50 AM for going 45 in a 25 -- but during the stop, cops say they could smell the alcohol on Kentavious. 

According to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports, KCP admitted to having 2 drinks of Hennessey at a bar earlier in the evening. 

The officer administered field sobriety tests -- KCP didn't do great -- and he was arrested for DUI. After he was taken to a nearby station, Kentavious took a breathalyzer test -- and blew a .08.

Cops say the NBA player was "very cooperative." 

Kentavious had played against the Miami Heat earlier in the evening -- dropping 25 points in the 97-96 loss to the Heat.

NFL Star T.J. McDonald Suspended 8 Games In Reckless Driving Case

3/29/2017 3:07 PM PDT
Breaking News

NFL star T.J. McDonald just got hit with an 8 game suspension from an arrest last year when the stud safety allegedly hit a parked car. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... McDonald was arrested for DUI in May after getting into a car accident in L.A. 

Prosecutors dropped the DUI charge ... but McDonald pled no contest to reckless driving and was sentenced to 36 months probation, 200 hours of community service, and 3 months in an alcohol program.

T.J. -- who spent 4 seasons with the Rams -- is currently an unsigned free agent, and is considered one of the best remaining available players.

NFL Punishes Jets Tight End For Dumbest DUI Ever

3/15/2017 2:30 PM PDT
Breaking News

The NY Jets tight end who stupidly talked cops INTO arresting him for DUI has been punished by the NFL ... and will be suspended for 2 games. 

Austin Seferian-Jenkins was pulled over for a routine traffic stop back in September -- and was thiiiis close to being let go ... until he started running his drunken mouth. 

During the arrest, Austin told cops he needed to take a "huge s**t" ... the cop begged him not to do it in the squad car. 

ASJ eventually pled no contest to reckless driving and got probation and community service. 

But the NFL found he violated the league's personal conduct policy -- and punished him as well. 

Guess it woulda been worse had he actually crapped in the car. 

Weston Cage Charged with DUI in Wild Chase

3/12/2017 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Nic Cage's son is facing up to a year in jail for a wild car chase that ended with him smashing head-on into a tree.

The L.A. City Attorney is slapping Weston Cage with 3 charges ... DUI and two counts of hit and run ... all misdemeanors. According to law enforcement, Wes' blood alcohol was .15, almost double the legal limit.

As we previously reported, Wes allegedly got into a fender bender in February, but booked it before cops arrived. He lost control of his car while fleeing and took down mailboxes, a street sign and then hit the tree.

Michael Floyd Released From Jail ... House Arrest Begins!

3/11/2017 9:43 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Michael Floyd is a free man ... kinda!

The New England Patriots WR was released from an Arizona jail early Saturday around 5 AM, where he's been locked up since February 16th for his extreme DUI conviction. 

But he's not entirely a free man -- because now he begins the house arrest part his sentence ... a sentence that essentially requires him to remain in the confines of his home for the next 3 months. 

As we previously reported, Floyd was arrested on Dec. 12th when cops found him passed out behind the wheel of his SUV with his engine running at a stop light in Scottsdale. 

The Arizona Cardinals cut him immediately following the arrest ... he was picked up by the Patriots a short time later and ended up winning the Super Bowl. 

NFL's Michael Floyd To Be Released from Jail ... But There's a Catch

3/10/2017 2:17 PM PST
Breaking News

NFL wide receiver Michael Floyd is hours away from getting out of the Arizona jail where he's been locked up for almost a month ... but he ain't exactly about to be a free man. 

TMZ Sports has learned Floyd is scheduled to be released on 3/11 -- but he'll almost immediately begin the next phase of his punishment for his extreme DUI case ... house arrest. 

We're told Floyd will spend roughly 3 months confined to his Arizona home -- where he's forbidden from consuming a single drop of alcohol. 

If he wants to leave the house for any reason, he must ask for permission first -- and there's no guarantee the judge will grant his request ... even for work-related events. 

As we previously reported, Floyd was convicted on an extreme DUI charge stemming from his Dec. 12 arrest -- when cops found him passed out behind the wheel of his SUV with his engine running at a stoplight in Scottsdale.

Oscar De La Hoya Charged In DUI Case

3/9/2017 11:45 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Oscar De La Hoya has been hit with 2 misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from his January arrest in Pasadena ... TMZ Sports has learned.

We broke the story ... the 44-year-old boxing legend was pulled over for speeding around 2 AM but during the stop, officers suspected Oscar was drunk.

We're told Oscar bombed a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI.

Now, prosecutors are moving forward with charges -- DUI and driving with a .08 or above. If convicted, he faces up to 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine.

He'll probably cut a deal to keep him out of jail -- and instead, he'll agree to alcohol education classes, AA meetings and fines and fees.

Calls to Oscar's camp have not been returned.

NBA's Ty Lawson Tested Positive for Booze 3 Times ... Officials Say

3/8/2017 9:43 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Ty Lawson broke the terms of his probation by testing positive for alcohol THREE TIMES over the past 7 months ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports.

As we previously reported, the Sacramento Kings star is on probation stemming from his 2015 drunk driving case in Denver ... and part of the terms required Lawson to stay completely sober and submit to alcohol testing. 

But officials say Lawson tested positive for booze on 9/27, 9/29 and 2/7.

FYI, the Kings had the day off on 2/7 in between two home games.

Lawson spoke with reporters at Kings Media Day on Sept. 26 ... giving interviews about his troubled past, including the drunk driving arrest ... and vowing to move forward.

The next day, officials say he tested positive for booze.

Officials want the judge to revoke Lawson's probation and subject him to harsher punishment -- which includes jail time.

A court date has been set for March 22 -- the same day the Kings play the Bucks -- and if he doesn't show, a warrant will be issued for his arrest.

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