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Ex-NFL WR Arrested By SWAT Team ... After Standoff In AZ

6/21/2016 6:39 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0621-davone-bess-mug-shot-TMZ-SPORTS-01Ex-Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested in Arizona Monday after a standoff with SWAT team officers ... officials say. 

The Gilbert PD says 30-year-old Bess was initially pulled over around midnight for a routine traffic stop -- but he fled the scene. 

Cops say they located Bess driving in his neighborhood ... but he barricaded himself in his car and later ran from his car into his home ... where he continued to barricade himself until cops got a warrant to go in and get him. 

Eventually, a team of SWAT officers entered the place and took Bess into custody. He was booked for 3 felonies -- endangerment, felony flight and failure to stop for a police officer ... according to the Arizona Republic

Bess has a history of bizarre behavior with the law -- he was arrested in 2014 after allegedly attacking a cop with a cup of hot coffee. 

In 2013, the Browns put him on the non-football related illness list claiming he was having emotional problems. 

'Carmichael Show' Star Arrested For Road Rage

6/20/2016 10:24 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0620-milton-howery-lil-rel-howery-mug-shot-TMZ-01Comedian Lil Rel Howery gets praised for his punchlines but jailed for his punches.

Chicago cops say "The Carmichael Show" star was sitting shotgun Sunday night when another car slammed into his ride from behind.

According to the CPD, Lil Rel began arguing with the other driver and things got so heated he socked the guy in the face, knocking him to the ground.

Cops arrested Lil Rel and booked him for misdemeanor battery. He was released on a $1,500 bond Monday morning.

T.I. Stepdaughter Busted For Toting Gun at Airport

6/17/2016 1:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0617_Zonnique-Pullins_mug_clayton_countyT.I.'s stepdaughter was busted for trying to get a gun through TSA at Hartfields-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

Zonnique Pullins was arrested early Thursday morning after a TSA agent spotted the semiautomatic pistol in her purse ... with the help of an X-ray machine.

We're told Pullins stated she had a weapons permit but didn't have the paperwork to prove it. It didn't really matter ... you can't carry a gun onto a plane. 

Cops cuffed Zonnique and booked her for carrying a concealed weapon in an unauthorized area.

She got out Friday AM.

Pullins is the daughter of T.I.'s wife, Tiny, and member of the girl group O.M.G. 

Jerry 'The King' Lawler Busted for Domestic Violence ... Pistol Involved

6/17/2016 5:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Wrestling legend Jerry "The King" Lawler -- and his 27-year-old fiancee -- were both arrested in Memphis Friday morning after allegedly attacking each other ... and cops say a gun was involved. 

It all went down at Lawler's home around 1 AM. Lawler's fiancee, Lauryn McBride, claims the 66-year-old hit her in the head and pushed her against a stove -- and then got an unloaded pistol and told her to kill herself. 

But Lawler tells a different story, according to WREG.com, the WWE star told cops McBride scratched him in the face, fired a candle at him and then kicked him in the crotch. 

As for the gun, Lawler told authorities McBride was the one who pulled it out. He also says she was very drunk at the time of the incident. 

When cops arrived -- both Jerry and his fiancee were arrested for domestic violence. 

update_graphic_red_bar7:14 AM PT-- A rep for the WWE tells us Lawler has been suspended indefinitely per the organization's zero tolerance policy on matters involving domestic violence. 

10:03 AM PT -- Both Jerry and Lauryn have been released from custody. They're due back in court on Monday. 

'Ink Master' Star Busted on Drugs and Gun Charges

6/16/2016 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0615-tyler-nolan-mugshot"Ink Master" star Tyler Nolan was arrested in Florida and charged with possession of cocaine, ecstasy, weed and three guns, including a Remington shotgun.

According to the police report, Tyler was pulled over Monday afternoon in Cocoa Beach. When they approached the car, cops say it reeked of marijuana ... triggering a search.

Cops say they found a small bag of cocaine (less than 1 gram) and a gun on him. When they searched the car, cops turned up two bags of weed (14 grams), 6 pills of ecstasy and two more firearms, including a rifle and over 900 rounds of ammo.

Tyler -- who told cops he had the ammo after spending a few days at shooting ranges in the area -- was charged with three felonies (possession of coke, E and guns) and a misdemeanor for the weed.

He was released Wednesday morning on $18k bond.  

'Below Deck' Star Busted for Strangulation

6/14/2016 4:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0614-Kathryn-D-Chastain-mugshotKate Chastain -- the Chief Stewardess on Bravo's "Below Deck" -- was arrested after cops say she bit and choked out her girlfriend ... TMZ has learned.

Cops in Melbourne Beach, FL tells us Kate was booked Monday night after a domestic violence investigation launched when Kate's girlfriend's went to work with bruising on her arm.

According to cops ... Kate tried to kick her drunk girlfriend out of their house and when she refused, Kate bit her in the forearm, bicep and leg. Cops say Kate also put a knee on her head, choked her, and tried to stop her breathing.

Kate was arrested and booked for a felony domestic violence charge of battery by strangulation.

She appeared in court Tuesday afternoon ... and posted a $5,000 bond.  

Kate's been featured on 2 seasons of "Below Deck" -- but the show was not shooting at the time of her arrest.

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Amar'e Stoudemire's Brother Allegedly Kidnapped & Beat Ex-GF ... Locked Her In Basement

6/14/2016 11:51 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0614-stoudemire-mug-tmz-01Amar'e Stoudemire's younger brother was arrested in Kansas Monday night -- after allegedly kidnapping the mother of his child, repeatedly beating her and then locking her in a basement ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Law enforcement sources confirm ... 28-year-old Jerrel Stoudemire -- a former college football player -- was taken into custody around 5:30 PM in Hodgeman County, KS. 

We're told ... officials believe Stoudemire went to the woman's home and waited for her to arrive. When she pulled up, he rammed his car into her vehicle ... and then pulled her out and beat her. 

Stoudemire allegedly dragged the woman into the basement of the home and continued to attack her for several hours. 

We're told the woman's daughter eventually found her naked and unconscious in the basement. 

Cops were called ... and Stoudemire was tracked down and apprehended at a separate location. 

He was booked for aggravated battery, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and criminal depravation of property. 

He's due in court later this afternoon. 

Ex-NFL RB Travis Minor Busted In Prostitution Sting ... That Hooker's a Cop!

6/13/2016 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0609_travis_minor_mug_sports_wmEx-NFL running back Travis Minor tried to pay $40 for some lovin' in Florida ... but his plans were foiled when the hooker turned out to be an undercover cop ... this according to police.

 TMZ Sports obtained court docs which show the former Florida State football star unknowingly rolled up to a hooker sting operation in Broward County back in 2014 ... allegedly looking for some oral sex. 

Instead, Minor -- a 3rd round pick in the 2001 Draft -- got arrested and charged for soliciting a prostitute. 

But here's the rub ... Minor has yet to be punished because his case has been pushed and pushed and pushed for years. 

In fact, he had a hearing on Thursday -- but the case was yet again pushed back. His next court date is June 30th ... but don't hold your breath for anything to happen. 

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

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O.J. Simpson New, Serene Mug Shot

6/7/2016 6:06 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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O.J. Simpson looks downright zen in his latest mug shot.

Simpson didn't screw up again ... the Nevada's Department of Corrections periodically updates mugs ... because people change. His last mug was snapped in 2013.

O.J.'s been serving 33 years for armed robbery.  

The pink background is becoming.

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Roger Clinton DUI Arrest in Cali ... Impeccable Timing

6/6/2016 6:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0606-roger-clinton-mug-shot-watermark-01update_graphic_red_bar9:45 AM PT -- Clinton got sprung. He posted bail, and is scheduled to be in court in September.update_grey_gray_barHillary Clinton's brother-in-law is sitting in a jail cell after getting busted for DUI in Southern California ... just 2 days before the crucial CA primary vote. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Roger Clinton was arrested Sunday just after 8 PM in Redondo Beach. He was booked for driving under the influence, and we're told he refused blood alcohol testing.

Roger remains in police custody. His bail is set at $15,000.

Clinton was also arrested for DUI in 2001. That same year, President Clinton infamously pardoned his half-brother for a drug charge. 

Unless he bails out before Tuesday ... there goes one vote for Hillary.

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Ex-Destiny's Child Singer Arrested I Need More Booze To Handle These N-Words

6/2/2016 8:41 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0602-farrah-franklin-mug-01Farrah Franklin, a former Destiny's Child singer, got busted for public intoxication -- note the red nose in her mug shot -- and allegedly told police she should've downed even more alcohol.

According to cops ... Farrah got into an argument with a male friend around 3 AM Thursday outside a gym in DeKalb County, GA. When officers showed up she said she was not ready to go home, and added ... "These n***** won't leave me alone."

Cops noticed signs of drunkenness -- odor of booze, slurred speech and bloodshot eyes -- and asked how much she'd been drinking. She fired back, "Not enough."

Farrah -- who was in DC from 1999 to 2000 -- was arrested and booked for public intoxication and possession of a small amount of weed.

Bail is set at $250. She's still in custody.

Denver Broncos WR Calls Cops to Report Domestic Violence ... Gets Arrested

5/31/2016 4:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer called police to report that his GF had attacked him during a domestic dispute Monday night -- but when cops arrived, he ended up in cuffs too. 

The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Dept. says the 23-year-old Super Bowl champ called police to report that his GF had "put her hands on him."

When cops arrived to the scene, they ran both Latimer's and his GF's names through the system, per standard operating procedure -- and noticed a warrant out for Cody stemming from an old traffic violation.

The GF was arrested for assault and disturbing the peace. Latimer was arrested for the outstanding warrant (a failure to appear over a traffic ticket).

To be clear, Latimer was NOT accused of domestic violence.

Latimer ultimately paid a $311.50 fine and was released. He also bailed out his GF.  

NBA's Darren Collison Arrested for Domestic Violence

5/31/2016 3:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison was arrested for domestic violence over the weekend in an incident involving his wife ... TMZ Sports has learned.  

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says a woman called cops at 2 AM on May 30th to report that she was being assaulted inside the home.

When cops arrived, "deputies found that the woman had visible injuries and they arrested Darren Collison, 29, on a charge of domestic violence."

During the arrest, cops noticed Collison had 2 misdemeanor warrants stemming from an unrelated driving on a suspended license case. He was released from jail at 9 AM Monday.

The Kings have issued a statement saying they're aware of the situation -- and added, "The Sacramento Kings condemn violence of any kind. We are gathering additional information and once all facts are known we will take appropriate steps."

Story developing ... 

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