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Kate Major Lohan

Arrested for Attacking Michael Lohan

in Drunken Rage

4/17/2015 5:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kate Major Lohan had an alcohol relapse and then drunkenly attacked husband Michael Lohan ... so say cops who cuffed and arrested her. 

Law enforcement tells us Michael called Boca Raton police at 7:02 PM Thursday, claiming Kate had struck him. He told cops Kate came home after picking up some dinner and was visibly drunk. 

Michael says they squabbled, and it eventually turned physical. He told cops he wasn't wearing a shirt and she scratched him down his back. 

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According to the report, when police arrived Kate was visibly intoxicated and smelled of alcohol. The officer described her speech as slurred, her eyes blood shot and glossy, and her face red and flushed.  

The officer says Kate admitted she'd been drinking, then ranted about nonsense. Kate then claimed Michael accused her of cheating and provoked her into a fight.

Kate also claimed Michael grabbed her by the throat. But according to the officer, she had no visible injuries. And get this ... she then "scratched her throat area in an attempt to create red marks."

Officers hauled Kate in to the Palm Beach County Jail and booked her for battery.

She's currently in custody and is scheduled to go before a judge at 9:00 AM ET. 

Michael Lohan is actually blaming ex-wife Dina and their ongoing child custody dispute. Michael tells TMZ, "At the end of the day, this is all because of what Dina is doing in court ... It affects Kate too, and like anyone with a drug or alcohol problem, when they can't handle the stress, they resort to drinking."

Kate and Michael got married in November and have two kids together. She recently served a few months behind bars after a DUI arrest (following a fight with Michael) triggered a probation violation stemming from a battery case in 2012 in which she allegedly attacked a police officer.

Police were also called to the couple's home in February of last year for an alleged domestic incident.

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Three 6 Mafia Rapper

Tells Cops ...

I Wanted Coke, Not Meth!!!

4/15/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Three 6 Mafia rapper Crunchy Black is a man who knows what he wants when it comes to drugs ... but according to cops he isn't too good at getting it. 

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the Oscar winner was roaming the streets of Vegas early Tuesday when he was stopped for walking into an intersection when the "do not cross" light was flashing.

It didn't take long for cops to discover meth.

According to the police report, Crunchy's response was hilariously incriminating. He said, "Oh damn. I was trying to buy that powder, not meth." 

For bad measure the 'Three 6' rapper also had 2 warrants for his arrest. He was booked for possession and for providing a phony name. He's still in custody.

Crunchy has other problems. He's still a wanted man in Minnesota after allegedly beating his girlfriend in a hotel room.

A rep for Crunchy Black tells us the rapper wants to move forward with his life and will handle the charges in court. Some advice ... don't move forward when the "don't walk" sign is flashing.

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Nelly

Not My Meth

Challenges Drug Arrest

4/12/2015 8:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Nelly's lawyer is already mounting a defense in his meth arrest Saturday, claiming the drugs found weren't his.

Nelly was arrested on his tour bus in Tennessee after it was pulled over for not having proper stickers. Cops say they smelled pot, then searched the bus and allegedly found meth, marijuana and guns.

Nelly's lawyer, Scott Rosenblum, tells TMZ  there were 15 to 20 people who had access to the bus prior to the stop and there were multiple people on the bus when cops searched it. Rosenblum seems to take issue with cops on the meth issue saying, "a small quantity of [MDMA/Ecstasy] was discovered." 

Rosenblum adds, "Nelly will not be associated with the contraband that was allegedly discovered."

Nelly

Busted for Pot & Meth

Cops Say Guns Also On Tour Bus

4/11/2015 6:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Nelly's tour bus got nailed by cops in Tennessee for a bunch of alleged offenses -- and the rapper  himself got hauled off to jail for felony possession of drugs ... including meth.

A state trooper pulled over the bus Saturday morning for not having a required Dept. of Transportation sticker ... and when the officer caught a strong whiff of pot ... he decided to conduct a search.

Cops say they found a baggie with crystal rocks that tested positive for meth, and a small amount of marijuana in the sleeper area of the bus. They say they also found quite the stash of guns -- a .50 caliber pistol, a .45 caliber pistol, and a .500 magnum Smith and Wesson.

Nelly was booked for the meth -- a felony -- and misdemeanor marijuana possession. He was also booked for drug paraphernalia -- cops say there were about 100 small Ziplock bags commonly used for the sale of drugs.

Another passenger, Brian Jones, was busted for possession of a handgun.

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Ex-NFL RB Kevin Smith

Arrested On College Campus

... After Alleged Car Crash

4/8/2015 2:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kevin Smith -- former Detroit Lions running back -- was arrested on the campus of UCF earlier today ... after cops say he fled the scene of a car accident and then disobeyed a police officer. 

According to campus police, the 28-year-old was walking to class (apparently he's back in school) ... when he was approached by a University of Central Florida officer who was investigating a car wreck that occurred over the weekend. 

Cops say Smith was involved in the accident and was driving with a suspended license at the time. Officials also believe Smith left the scene without providing information. 

Fast forward to Wednesday ... when a UCF police officer tried to issue a citation to Smith -- but he refused to cooperate. 

Instead, cops say Smith blew off the officer and continued to walk to class. 

That's when the officer decided to "seize" Smith -- and arrested him. He was taken to a nearby jail where, in addition to refusing to sign the citation, he was also charged with resisting arrest. 

Story developing .. 

Dave Chappelle

Drunken Idiot Arrested

After Throwing Banana Peel

3/31/2015 8:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Dave Chappelle was the victim of a drunken racist attack during a New Mexico show -- a guy in the crowd threw a banana peel at him ... then got thrown in jail for it.

Santa Fe cops busted Christian Englander after he hit Chappelle in the leg with the banana Monday night. Not shockingly ... police say he appeared to be wasted, and confessed to doing it.

Englander told cops he was angry because Chappelle had singled out his friend who was drawing in a book. He says the friend identified himself as "Johnny Appleseed" ... and then Dave started cracking on him. Ironically, Englander says he thought Dave was making racist jokes at his friend's expense ... and that's why he whipped the banana peel. 

He was booked for battery and disorderly conduct.

During the show, Chappelle got pretty angry and started threatening -- jokingly he said -- to retaliate if he found out who threw the peel.

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Darius McCrary

Arrested

Child Support Scofflaw

3/26/2015 6:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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was arrested and jailed because he was way behind in child support.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, "The Family Matters" star was in family court Wednesday in Oakland County, Michigan when the judge had him arrested and taken to jail.

Darius was given 2 options -- pay $5,500 in back support, or unpack and relax for 14 days behind bars. Darius chose door number 1.

McCrary was only in for a couple of hours and released later in the day.

The actor has a son ... looks like he's 5 or 6 years old.  


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'Love & Hip Hop's' Nikki & Marcelle

We Didn't Post Masika 'T.H.O.T.' Billboard!

3/24/2015 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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They hate Masika Tucker for sure, but "Love & Hip Hop" stars Nikki and Marcelle Mudarris swear they did not post that ratchet billboard on the Sunset Strip with Masika's mug shot and the word, "T.H.O.T."

We broke the story ... the owner of Ace of Diamonds is suing the pair for ruining his business by plastering Masika's 10-year-old DUI mug high above the strip, calling her out as a whore.

Nikki and Marcelle's lawyer tells us, they weren't the culprits and they have no idea who did it. The attorney says his clients will fight tooth and nail in court, because they've been wrongly accused.

They're fun.

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'Love and Hip Hop' Lawsuit

It's the THOT that Counts

3/21/2015 8:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0321-SUB-hazelebaby-masikakalysha-instagram-01"Love and Hip Hop" star Masika Tucker is up in lights on the Sunset Strip, and lots of people who see her now think she's a whore ... and that has has triggered a bitter lawsuit against her co-stars.

The whole brouhaha is over a couple of strip clubs. A guy named Sam Sharif owns Ace of Diamonds in Vegas and Metropolitan Nightclub in WeHo, which has an Ace of Diamonds night every Monday.

Sharif hired Masika to promote the WeHo AOD, and part of the promotion was a big, splashy billboard on the Strip. It didn't sit well with Masika's enemies, "Love and Hip Hop" stars Nikki and Marcelle Mudarris.

Nikki and Marcelle actually rent their WeHo building to AOD, so they were really pissed off when they saw Masika's billboard. When Sharif refused to take the billboard down, Nikki and Marcelle put another billboard up nearby, with Maskika's mugshot from 10 years ago with the word "T.H.O.T."

Sharif says that billboard has torpedoed his business because he was catering to high-end clients and now people thinks it's a sleazy club advertised by a whore. He also says people think he's a fraud and really doesn't own the club.

Money cures all, and Sharif is suing for a million bucks.

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Baltimore Ravens RB

Bernard Pierce

Arrested for DUI

3/18/2015 6:49 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce -- who started for the team after Ray Rice got fired last season -- was arrested for DUI in Maryland early Wednesday morning. 

Baltimore County police say Pierce was initially stopped for speeding around 2AM -- and during the stop, the officer suspected the 24-year-old was hammered. 

Pierce was asked to step out of his ride -- and then bombed some field sobriety tests. He was eventually arrested for DUI and hauled to a nearby station where he was processed and later released. 

A rep for the Ravens says, "We are aware of the situation and learning more about it. We take these matters seriously."

It's not the first time Pierce has had issues with booze -- TMZ Sports broke the story, Bernard and a couple of his teammates were booted from a Maryland bar during a party last year because "they couldn't maintain their composure."

Emile Hirsch

Preppiest Mug Shot Ever

3/16/2015 1:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0316-emil-hirsche-mug-shotEmile Hirsch was in and out of a Park City courthouse Monday for his Sundance assault case ... but he did stay long enough to take this epic mug shot.

Hirsch's first appearance was an uneventful one -- a status conference was set for April 13.

Hirsch is facing a felony assault charge stemming from an incident on January 25. Hirsch allegedly put Daniele Bernfeld, a film executive, into a chokehold at a festival event.

Hirsch faces up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

He checked himself into rehab following the incident.

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Robert Durst

Arrested for Murder

'The Jinx' May Have Jinxed Him

3/15/2015 12:04 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Robert Durst -- the man suspected in 3 murders -- may have let his thirst for the spotlight get the better of him, because he's been arrested for a murder profiled on "The Jinx", the show chronicling his crazy life.

Durst was nabbed in New Orleans Saturday for allegedly murdering his friend, Susan Berman.  Authorities believe he killed Berman because she knew something about the mysterious death of his wife Kathleen, who disappeared in 1982.

Susan was murdered in 2000.  Two days after her death LAPD cops received a letter from someone telling them where Susan's body could be found.  Cops now say they've linked the letter to Durst.

The case went cold, but the LAPD reopened it after the HBO show, "The Jinx:  The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," began airing.  Durst participated in the show, and there was an air that he got away with something.

Durst has been this route before.  He was tried for the murder of a Texas neighbor in 2001, but he was acquitted after claiming self-defense.  He claimed he shot the neighbor in the forehead accidentally during a struggle.  Durst cut the body apart and dumped it in a bay.  The body parts were retrieved in bags, but the head was never found.

Durst's lawyer says he will not fight extradition and will fight the most recent charges.

'Buffy' Star Nicholas Brendon

Another Convention

Another Arrest

3/14/2015 10:51 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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'Buffy the Vampire' star Nicholas Brendon should stay far far away from geek conventions because it never ends well ... he was arrested AGAIN in Florida Friday night.

According to a police report, Brendon called cops reporting his phone and wallet had been stolen. When officers arrived they saw Brendon had flipped his bed and over-flowed the toilet in his room. He had done other things to himself suggesting he wasn't of right mind.  As for his wallet -- it was on the dresser. 

The report states that hotel employees told police Brendon had been mixing pills and alcohol at the hotel earlier in the day. Officers discovered a pill bottle that was filled with 10 pills earlier in the day only had one remaining. 

Brendon was in town for ALTCon, a pop culture convention. 

TMZ broke the story ... the actor was arrested in February for a similar drunken hotel incident at the same time of convention.  He did $450 worth of damages to a room and refused to pay his $380 tab for food and beverages.

And Brendon was busted in October after an incident in an Idaho hotel lobby when he got into it with guests and staffers.  

He clearly needs help.

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