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Boxer Jermain Taylor Arrested For Dom. Battery, Terroristic Threats ... Allegedly Bit Girlfriend

7/18/2017 9:58 AM PDT
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Ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor was arrested for allegedly biting and threatening to kill his girlfriend during an argument Tuesday morning ... TMZ Sports has confirmed.

Maumelle PD in Arkansas were called to Taylor's home around 2:40 AM for a domestic disturbance when Taylor's girlfriend, Ashley White, told cops that he bit her several times and broke her cell phone during an argument.

The GF claims Taylor bit her on the face and left arm while trying to escape the residence ... and says she had to pepper spray him before fleeing the home.

Taylor allegedly chased White out of the house and down the street while threatening to kill her. Once the girlfriend returned to the home, cops arrived on the scene.

Police say Taylor smelled of intoxicants at the time of his arrest.

Taylor's been charged with felony terroristic threatening and 2 misdemeanors -- battery and interference with emergency communication.

It's worth noting ... Taylor is currently on probation stemming from several incidents over the past few years, so there's a chance he'll end up behind bars again.

Taylor has been released from custody.

40 Glocc Nabbed in Prostitution Sting

7/17/2017 12:33 PM PDT
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Rapper 40 Glocc was among 4 people arrested in a prostitution sting in Minnesota ... TMZ has learned.

According to court docs ... the incident went down back in February when Glocc was arrested on 2 counts of intentionally promoting the prostitution of an individual and 1 count of inducing an individual to practice prostitution.

In docs, obtained by TMZ ... on February 23, the 41-year-old drove a woman to an unknown location after an undercover cop contacted her through an ad posted on Backpage.com. The woman was arrested but not before cops noticed a Bluetooth headset around her neck with a live call on the phone.

While processing the woman, cops noticed the car that dropped her off took off. Cops ultimately located the car and found Glocc with cuts on his hands from allegedly smashing multiple cell phones in his possession to avoid detection. Glocc was arrested.

He's out on bail and has a hearing set in October.

'Idol' Alum Haley Reinhart Arrested at Bar Little Chick, Big Punch

7/10/2017 3:07 PM PDT
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Haley's attorney Dina LaPolt tells TMZ ... the bouncers assaulted Haley, without provocation. She also says, "After forcefully removing [Haley] they violently beat her friend, who sustained multiple injuries. We believe that she will be exonerated of all charges once the investigation is completed."

LaPolt added ... Haley plans to take legal action against the bar and the staff.   Former "American Idol" contestant Haley Reinhart got busted for punching a bouncer in the head ... TMZ has learned.

Cops say Haley got arrested early Saturday morning at a suburban Chicago pub called the Lamplighter Inn. Officers showed up around 2 AM after bouncers tossed Haley and some friends for knocking over a table. Cops say as they were being shown the door -- Haley, who stands at a generous 5'2" -- uncorked a closed fist on the bouncer.

She was taken into custody and booked for battery.

Haley went deep into season 10 of 'Idol' ... taking third place. She's currently on the Netflix show "F Is for Family."

Seems like she's vying for a spot in the UFC too.

Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Disorderly Conduct And Public Drunkenness

7/8/2017 6:47 AM PDT
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10:30 AM PT -- Cops say early Saturday morning, Shia approached someone for a cigarette. When the person said no, they say he started swearing in front of women and kids. He was told to leave but refused and became aggressive toward an officer.

When the cop tried to arrest Shia, the actor ran to a nearby hotel. He was arrested in the lobby and continued being unruly.

8:45 AM PT -- Shia was released from jail at 11 A.M. ET on a $3,500 bond.Shia LaBeouf has been arrested in Georgia for being wasted and losing control of himself ... TMZ has learned.

Shia was taken into custody at 4 A.M. Saturday morning. He was booked for disorderly conduct, obstruction and public drunkenness. At the time of this post Shia is still in custody.

The actor has been down this road before ... Shia was arrested in 2014 outside a New York City cabaret for "drunken behavior." He was arrested in West Hollywood in 2008 for drunk driving.

Story developing ...

MTV's 'Real World: Paris' Star 'Ace' Busted for DUI

7/6/2017 12:15 PM PDT
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The Southern frat boy from MTV's "The Real World: Paris" was arrested this week for DUI.

Law enforcement sources tell us Clyde Amerson -- known as Ace on the 2003 reality show -- was arrested and booked Wednesday morning for DUI in Carrollton, Georgia after allegedly rear-ending someone on the road.

Cops say they responded to the accident -- in which nobody was injured -- and felt Ace was under the influence since he appeared drowsy, slurred his speech and had trouble with his balance. Our law enforcement sources say he admitted taking Benadryl and Rx pills.

We're told police drew blood, and toxicology tests are pending.

Ace was taken into custody and charged with 2 misdemeanors -- 1 count of DUI and 1 count of following too closely. 

Congress Baseball Shooter Past Arrest for Pointing Gun at Daughter's Friend

6/14/2017 10:11 AM PDT
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James T. Hodgkinson had a violent history involving guns long before he opened fire on the congressional baseball practice.

According to police records ... Hodgkinson was busted in 2006 for allegedly punching his daughter's 20-year-old female friend and striking a male friend with the butt of a shotgun. Police say he also fired a shot that didn't hit anyone.

Hodgkinson was trying to get his daughter to leave the friend's house ... but when she refused, he got physical. Police say he grabbed his daughter by her hair, and pulled her to the floor.

The daughter broke free and tried to flee in a car, but he reached in and cut her seat belt with a pocketknife. That's when he punched the female friend in the face with a closed fist.

According to the docs ... the male friend then confronted Hodgkinson, who pulled out a shotgun and pointed it at the guy, and then struck him with the wooden stock of the gun.

He was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm and domestic battery, but the charges were later dismissed.

Reality Winner Wanted to 'Burn the White House' ... Prosecutors Say

6/8/2017 5:19 PM PDT
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Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner wrote about Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda and torching the White House ... according to prosecutors.

Winner entered a not guilty plea Thursday to one count of "willful retention and transmission of national defense information." During the hearing, prosecutors said 2 notebooks were found in Winner's home, and in one of them she'd written ... "I want to burn the White House down."

On other pages she'd listed names of Taliban and al Qaeda leaders, bin Laden ... according to prosecutors. 25-year-old Winner is accused of leaking at least one classified NSA document to a media outlet.

Winner's parents were in court and testified to her character. It didn't work. She was denied bail and led back to jail in shackles.

Rich Homie Quan Booked for Felony Weed Possession

5/31/2017 9:19 AM PDT
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1:57 PM PT -- RHQ's bond has been set at $20k.

Rich Homie Quan won't be facing weapons charges for his weekend arrest in Georgia, but he's still gotta deal with a drug possession charge for weed ... TMZ has learned.

The Atlanta rapper was booked for felony possession of drugs with intent to distribute, according to the arrest report. Law enforcement sources tell us the drug he had was weed. It's unclear how much weed he had ... in Georgia the amount doesn't determine whether you get hit with a felony.

We broke the story ... Quan and 5 other guys were arrested Saturday night on suspicion of possession of a stolen gun and drugs. According to the docs, police retrieved the weapon, but they're not pinning that on Quan.

If convicted, he's facing up to 30 years in prison.

Tiger Woods Busted for DUI Blames Rx Meds

5/29/2017 8:30 AM PDT
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5/30 -- Contrary to what law enforcement sources told us Monday, according to the police report Tiger did not have alcohol in his system and did not refuse a breathalyzer. He also was found stopped on the side of the road and not weaving.

And, according to the police report, Tiger was cooperative.

5:00 PM PT -- Tiger just released a statement ... "I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions. I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved.  What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn't realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly."

Woods goes on ... "I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends, and the fans.  I expect more from myself, too. I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again.

I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Dept. and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for their professionalism."

1:00 PM PT -- We've learned Tiger's girlfriend, Kristin Smith, learned about the arrest while shopping at a Neiman Marcus store in Dallas. Someone called her and, according to several eyewitnesses, "she went crazy" and said "I knew it, I knew it." We're told she began crying, then bought $5k worth of merchandise and left.

10:30 AM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... cops spotted Woods "driving erratically, all over the road" when they pulled him over. We're told the officer smelled alcohol on Woods' breath and at that point Woods became "arrogant." We're told the officer asked him to blow into a breathalyzer but he refused. In Florida that means automatic arrest and license suspension.  

Our sources say Woods' people have been calling the police all morning asking if the cop had a body cam.

9:45 AM PT -- We're told Woods was driving a 2015 Mercedes. Cops called a tow yard to store the vehicle but then cancelled the call. Someone involved tells us a person in Woods' camp retrieved the vehicle.

9:40 AM PT -- Unclear if it's related, but Tiger had back surgery last month. As we reported, cops have not specified whether the DUI was for drugs, alcohol or both.Tiger Woods has been arrested on DUI charges in Jupiter, Florida.

The golfer was stopped by cops early Monday morning for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He was taken in around 3 AM and released from Palm Beach County Jail at 10:50 AM.

You'll recall ... when Tiger and then wife Elin Nordegren got into their blowout fight back in 2009, he hit a tree while allegedly driving under the influence of Ambien. He was not charged with DUI at the time.

The Joker Look-Alike Busted Allegedly Pointed Gun at Drivers

5/24/2017 12:48 PM PDT

The Joker has been arrested ... again ... this time well outside the Gotham City limits.

29-year-old Lawrence Patrick Sullivan -- whose face is tatted up like Batman's archenemy -- was busted in Miami Tuesday after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at drivers passing an apartment complex.

Responding officers say they found Sullivan with a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun in his pocket. Cops were responding to multiple calls earlier in the day about an armed man who resembled the Joker.

He was booked for carrying a concealed firearm, and bail was set for $5,000.

Stand down, Bruce Wayne.

Kylie Jenner Obsessed Fan Confesses to Murder

5/18/2017 1:51 PM PDT
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The man who was arrested trying to get onto Kylie Jenner's property multiple times ... has now confessed to murder.

Anaheim PD says Marvin Magallanes turned himself in and copped to killing a 49-year-old homeless man back in January. Cops say they've also linked him, forensically, to an unsolved murder from October 2016 of another homeless man.

25-year-old Magallanes is the same man who was arrested twice for his attempts to contact Kylie. As we reported ... he drove through the security gate at her exclusive Calabasas neighborhood, The Oaks.

He escaped from a psych ward after one of those arrests.

Magallanes has been booked for 2 counts of murder with special circumstances.

Chiefs Rookie Patrick Mahomes Robbed By Tiny Man ... Cops Make Arrests

5/15/2017 9:52 AM PDT
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K.C. Chiefs rookie Patrick Mahomes II was robbed at gunpoint in Texas on Friday by a tiny bad guy who stole the QB's wallet ... but don't worry, cops believe they have the suspect.

The 10th pick in the '17 NFL Draft told police he and 3 friends were returning to a Smith County home after a baseball game when a car pulled into the driveway next to them and a man demanded their belongings. Mahomes told police he believed the man was carrying a gun. 

Mahomes says he and his friends cooperated with the demands and the suspects fled the scene. Cops were able to track down 2 males -- 34-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton and Billy Ray Johnson, 58 -- in their vehicle and were taken to jail.

According to jail records, Pinkerton is 5'4" and 128 pounds. 

For comparison, Mahomes is 6'3", 229.

Cops say Mahomes' wallet was recovered.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports the incident didn't appear planned and the suspects had no idea who they were robbing.

Pinkerton was booked on aggravated robbery and held on $50k bond ... and Johnson was booked for evidence tampering and drug possession. Cops have not recovered a gun.

We also spoke to a rep for the Chiefs who tells us they're "aware of the situation, and thankful that Patrick is safe."

Travis Scott Mug Shot Released

5/15/2017 9:07 AM PDT

Travis Scott's mug shot from his arrest this weekend shows a dude who's bummed his party came to a screeching halt ... and rightfully so.

TMZ has obtained Travis' booking photo from his arrest Saturday night in Rogers, Arkansas ... and he definitely looks down in the dumps after being taken to jail for causing chaos at his show.

As we reported ... Travis was arrested right after his show and booked for inciting a riot, endangering the welfare of a minor and disorderly conduct after he allegedly encouraged people to rush the stage ... which cops say put people in danger.

There were several people who were injured because of the mayhem. Travis was cuffed as soon as he left the stage. 

Interesting side note ... Travis stands at a solid 6 feet. On the dot.

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