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Hope Solo

Husband Driving U.S. Team Van

... During DUI Arrest [Update]

1/22/2015 9:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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12:20 PM PT -- Multiple law enforcement sources tell us Stevens' blood alcohol level was around 4 TIMES the legal limit ... which would put it somewhere in the neighborhood of .32. 
update-grey-gray-barHope Solo's husband Jerramy Stevens was driving a U.S. Soccer team van at the time of his DUI arrest Monday morning ... and we're told it was the main reason Hope was suspended from the team. 

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Stevens -- a former NFL tight end -- was pulled over in front of a Manhattan Beach hotel around 1:49 AM while Hope was in the vehicle ... and both appeared to be hammered. 

As we first reported, Hope was belligerent with the arresting officers -- and now we've learned cops went out of their way to try to keep Hope out of cuffs ... despite the fact she was being a "major pain."

We're told cops asked hotel staffers to take Hope inside the hotel and keep her away from the situation while they arrested her husband in order to keep her from doing something stupid. 

The U.S. National Soccer Team later suspended Hope for 30 days -- and we're told soccer officials were especially upset that Hope allowed her husband to drive the team van ... potentially leaving the team liable had there been an accident. 

We reached out to team officials for comment -- so far, no word back.

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Amanda Bynes

Wins DUI Battle

But Could Lose the War

1/22/2015 8:32 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Good news/bad news for Amanda Bynes -- she won't be prosecuted for DUI ... but the arrest could still get her thrown in jail. 

We've learned the L.A. City Attorney has decided not to prosecute Bynes for her September 2014 DUI bust ... for driving under the influence of Adderall

We're told the City Attorney doesn't think he can sell the case to a jury because she had a relatively low level of the drug in her bloodstream. 

Now the bad news. The City Attorney has referred the matter to the D.A., because driving with ANY Adderall in her system could constitute a probation violation. You'll recall ... the D.A. scored a DUI conviction against Bynes back in 2012 for driving under the influence.  

The D.A. could try to revoke her probation, and she could be thrown in jail as a result. But here's the reality ... Amanda has serious mental health issues, and it's unlikely the D.A. will go after her if it gets in the way of her treatment.

Hope Solo

Hits the Gym without Hubby

... After DUI Drama

1/20/2015 11:46 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

012015_hope_solo_launchHere's video of Hope Solo moments ago at her L.A. hotel ... just a short distance from where her husband was busted for DUI yesterday. 

We broke the story ... Hope's husband Jerramy Stevens was arrested early Monday morning -- and during the stop, our sources say Hope and Jerramy were a total pain in the ass. 

This morning, Solo was out and about in L.A. -- and as she returned back to her hotel (sans Stevens) she told us she had a "great weightlifting session" ... but wouldn't talk about the arrest. 

As for Stevens, we're told he's been released from custody.

'OLTL' Actor Brandon Buddy

Ex Soap Star Sudsin' ...

Busted For DWI

1/20/2015 10:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Former "One Life To Live" star Brandon Buddy's already made a few bad choices in real life this year -- which is kinda written all over his face in this mug shot -- he got busted for DWI in Texas.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... cops were alerted on Sunday when a seemingly intoxicated Buddy -- covered in scratches -- was seen taking off in his car after grabbing beer at an Austin gas station.

After being stopped, an allegedly semi-conscious Buddy was evaluated at a nearby hospital and arrested for DWI.

Buddy's also being investigated for possessing dangerous drugs. Cops say they found prescription meds in his car on Jan. 4th.

He's still in jail for the DWI.

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Hope Solo's Husband

BUSTED FOR DUI

'Don't You Know Who We Are?'

1/20/2015 8:41 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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9:23 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell us ... Hope Solo was in the car with Stevens when he was pulled over for allegedly swerving on the road. 

We're told Solo was "acting belligerent" in the car ... and pulled out her cell phone to record officers during the stop. 

One source says "they were a major pain" ... and cops were thiiis close to arresting Solo for disorderly conduct. 

We're told both Solo and Stevens were trying to play the dreaded, "Don't you know who we are?" card. 

As for Stevens, we're told he refused to submit to a breath test -- so cops got a warrant to take him to a hospital to test his blood. Ultimately, cops were convinced he was wasted and arrested him for DUI. 

The timing is interesting ... considering Solo was JUST let off the hook in a domestic violence case against her nephew and sister in which she was accused of going on a drunken violent tirade. 
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Former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens -- who's married to USA soccer star Hope Solo -- was arrested for DUI in Los Angeles this week ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

According to officials, the 35-year-old was popped for driving under the influence around 1:49 AM on Monday morning. Police say he was initially pulled over because his headlights were off.

Bail was set at $5,000.

According to his booking sheet, Stevens is listed at 6'7", 245 pounds.  

This isn't Stevens' first arrest -- he was busted in 2012 for assault after allegedly getting violent with Solo ... though the case was eventually dropped for lack of evidence. 

Stevens -- a former 1st round draft pick -- played in the NFL for 9 seasons ... and was part of Seattle's 2005 squad that lost in the Super Bowl to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

'Grown Ups' Star Nadji Jeter

Arrested

For Allegedly Driving High

1/18/2015 7:36 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0118-nadji-jeter-tmz-01"Grown Ups" star Nadji Jeter was arrested Saturday night in Burbank after he was caught driving like a maniac ... and cops believe he was under the influence of drugs.

Jeter was pulled over around 7:40 PM after cops say he was driving aggressively while weaving in and out of traffic ... and when they approached the vehicle, officers caught a whiff of grass.

We're told the actor performed poorly on more than one field sobriety test ... and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.

He's still behind bars.
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Xzibit

Charged with Wedding DUI

1/10/2015 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Rapper Xzbit -- who was arrested for DUI after his wedding reception -- will now have to tell a judge either "I do" or "I do not" plead guilty.

Xzbit has just been charged with 2 counts of DUI, for a bizarre arrest last November. He left his Laguna Beach wedding reception, presumably with new wife Krista Joiner, and was stopped by cops who say they saw him speeding. They said he reeked of booze and was cuffed and taken to jail.

According to the charging docs, the rapper blew a .14 ... nearly twice the legal limit.  

Next time, tie those tin cans to an Uber.

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Chicago Bears DUI Arrest

I'm Late for Parent/Teacher Conf.

... Police Report Says

1/8/2015 5:58 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The Chicago Bears player who was arrested for DUI Wednesday told police he was going nearly 100 mph on the Interstate because he was late for a parent/teacher conference ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports

According to the report, Tim Jennings was arrested around noon in Gwinnett County, GA ... when an officer saw the 31-year-old hauling ass in a white Mercedes. 

During the stop, the cop says he could smell booze on Tim's breath ... and wanted to perform field sobriety tests.

But according to the report, Jennings was ADAMANT he wasn't drunk -- telling the cop he had stopped drinking about 10 hours before the stop (2AM).

The cop asked Jennings if he had brushed his teeth or used mouthwash to cover up the scent -- and Jennings replied, "What kind of question is that?"

The officer shot back, "Sir, you can brush your teeth and still have the smell of alcohol on your breath, you know that." 

The cop says Tim admitted to speeding and said he was running late for a parent/teacher conference for his 2-year-old child. 

Jennings refused to take a breathalyzer but bombed several other field sobriety tests and was eventually arrested for DUI, speeding and reckless driving. 

We reached out to Jennings for comment -- so far, no word back.

Jennifer Lopez

Drunk Driver Nailed

That's How D.A. Rolls

12/29/2014 9:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The guy who smashed into Jennifer Lopez's brand new Rolls-Royce was bombed -- nearly twice the legal limit -- and now could face time behind bars ... according to prosecutors.

The L.A. County D.A.'s office is charging Robert John Reitz with two misdemeanor counts of DUI for the September rear-ender on Pacific Coast Highway -- and they say his blood alcohol content was an astonishing .15.

0928-jlo-rear-ended-instagram-SWIPE-01You'll recall JLo and her pal Leah Remini were cruising in Jennifer's Rolls at the time of the accident. They posted a pic of themselves looking fabulous ... just seconds before Reitz hit them and fled the scene.

Reitz faces 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.

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Michael Phelps

Pleads Guilty to DUI

Gets Probation

12/19/2014 9:14 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1219-michael-phelps-nicole-getty-01update_graphic_red_bar10:50 AM PT -- Phelps must abstain from booze, and can't abusively use drugs. He'll have to submit to drug and alcohol testing ...at the discretion of his probation officer ... and attend self-help group meetings.

He will be allowed to travel out of state for training sessions.
update_grey_gray_barMichael Phelps showed up to a Baltimore court Friday morning where he pled guilty to driving under the influence.

Phelps was given a one-year suspended sentence and 18 months probation ... meaning if he screws up in the next 18 months, he goes behind bars for a year. 

The Olympic hero arrived with his mom, sister and girlfriend -- Miss California 2010 Nicole Johnson.

We broke the story... Phelps was busted on September 30 at 1:40 AM for DUI. His B.A.C. was nearly twice the legal limit.

He checked himself into rehab following the arrest.

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Keyshia Cole

30-Day Jail Sentence Looms

For Being Alcohol Ed Truant

12/12/2014 3:33 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Keyshia Cole JailKeyshia Cole faces jail time over a DUI she got a decade ago ... and no one would have been the wiser had she not flown into a jealous rage in Birdman's condo.

Cole was in a L.A. County court this week ... trying to explain to a judge that a very old arrest warrant was a gigantic mistake. The warrant was issued in 2004, because Keyshia failed to submit proof to the judge that she completed her alcohol ed class after a 2002 DUI conviction.

Keyshia's lawyer tried explaining the singer completed the course, but the judge was unmoved. There was no paperwork to prove it, so the judge indicated he'd throw her in jail for 30 days.

But the judge also showed some mercy, telling Keyshia's lawyer he would let her skate if they could submit proof she finished the classes. A hearing is set for February.

Now here's the bitch. Authorities had no idea there was a warrant and probably wouldn't know, but when Keyshia was arrested in September for assaulting a woman in Birdman's condo, cops did a warrant check and ... bingo.

Boyfriends cause such trouble.

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Disney Star Billy Unger

Cops Plea in DUI Case ...

I Was Wet Reckless

12/11/2014 6:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Billy Unger from the Disney show "Lab Rats" ... plead no contest to a lesser charge in his DUI case -- keeping him out of jail as long as he toes the line. 

As TMZ first reported -- Unger was nailed for speeding in Malibu back in June, but the then 18-yr-old also blew a .08 ... which is the legal limit if you're 21. Under Cali law minors behind the wheel can't have a drop of alcohol in their system.

Prosecutors offered Unger a plea deal -- dropping DUI and speeding charges ... and he plead no contest to wet reckless. It's a lesser charge usually offered to first time DUI offenders like Billy who were at the legal limit.

Unger got a fine, 2 years probation, and has to complete alcohol education programs.

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Xzibit

Busted for DUI After Wedding

I Look Good in Cuffs!

12/2/2014 10:17 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details

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Most people spend a fortune on wedding photogs, but Xzibit got his for free, courtesy of the police who took his mug shot after he got arrested for DUI immediately after his reception.

Xzibit tied the knot Saturday night near Laguna Beach, CA.  He and his bride, Krista Joiner, partied hard at the St. Regis Monarch Beach. After getting pelted with rice early Sunday ... he left, presumably with her.  

But the coitus got interrupted in Laguna, when cops pulled Xzibit over for speeding.  He reeked of booze so cops cuffed him and took him to the station.

It's fitting ... Xzibit was associated with the group, The Alkaholiks.

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