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Sheldon Richardson Arrest

Tanked In Mug Shot

7/31/2015 8:49 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Here's Sheldon Richardson's mug shot ... taken moments after the NY Jets star was arrested for allegedly racing his Bentley over 140 mph with a gun in the car.

As we previously reported, Richardson was busted near his home in St. Louis on July 14th ... after cops say he was burning rubber in his Bentley -- with a 12-year-old kid in the car. 

Richardson was taken to a nearby station -- where he was booked and posed for a mug shot ... wearing a tank top and a gold chain. 

Richardson was charged with resisting arrest, failing to display lighted lamps on motor vehicle, excessive speeding, failing to obey traffic control device and following too closely. 

'Star Wars' Anakin Skywalker

Car Chase Hit 117 MPH ...

Before Crash

6/22/2015 8:12 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0622-jake-lloyd-facebook-01Jake Lloyd, the actor who played the young Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" -- hit speeds of 117 MPH as he swerved in and out of traffic before hitting a bunch of trees.

TMZ broke the story ... Lloyd is in custody after the wild chase last week. It started in Charleston, S.C. when cops noticed Lloyd driving a Nissan at around 80 MPH. They began to chase him, and Lloyd's reaction was to speed up, weaving and narrowly missing cars and trucks. He even used the median to pass vehicles.

Lloyd hit several trees and was taken into custody and charged with reckless driving, failure to stop, resisting arrest and driving without a license. 

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'Star Wars' Anakin Skywalker

Arrested After Crazy Car Chase

6/21/2015 8:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jake Lloyd, the actor who played the young Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace," was arrested, TMZ has learned, after an insane car chase that ended when Jake plowed into some trees.

Cops say Lloyd was driving in Charleston, South Carolina, when Sheriff's deputies began pursuing him.  The chase was underway and it went on for miles, into another county.  

Deputies say Jake began passing cars on the double yellow line and began driving recklessly, at high speeds.

Cops say eventually Jake lost control of his car, which ran off the road, through a fence and into a wooded area where it struck several trees.

The 26-year-old who also starred in "Jingle All the Way" was arrested for reckless driving, failure to stop, resisting arrest and driving without a license.

He's currently in custody.

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Journey

Drummer Booted Off Tour

Following Arrest

6/18/2015 4:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Journey's got a new beat for the rest of its tour -- the band kicked drummer Dean Castronovo to the curb after his arrest over the weekend ... but the guy filling in has a serious resume.

TMZ broke the story ... Castronovo was busted last weekend for an alleged domestic violence incident at his home in Oregon. It was his 2nd such arrest, and Journey -- currently in the middle of a tour -- decided to pull the rip chord.

The band announced veteran skins man Omar Hakim would take Castronovo's place immediately, starting with their Hollywood Bowl show on Saturday. It's unclear if Castronovo is out of the band permanently. 

0618_neal-schon_NEW-DRUMMER_facebook_3Hakim's drummed with Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Dire Straits and Sting -- but he better start practicing ... "Don't Stop Believing."

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Justin Bieber

Former Bodyguard Will Chill

Behind Bars

6/18/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The bodyguard who got Justin Bieber in all kinds of trouble will have more than a month to think about his missteps ... in the slammer.

Hugo Hesny copped a plea in his robbery case and got a 45 day jail sentence. He was charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a paparazzo's camera in Atlanta last year.  

Hesny was with Bieber a lot during the time the singer went off the rails. Hesny was named in a police report in June 2013 for allegedly attacking a pap in Miami and arrested in December 2013 for allegedly attacking a Florida cop

Bieber has since cut him loose.

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Journey Drummer

Arrested for Assault

2nd Domestic Incident

6/16/2015 12:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Deen Castronovo -- the current drumer for Journey -- was arrested for assault after an early morning domestic dispute ... TMZ has learned. 

Salem Oregon PD tells us they got called to a home ... which they believe was Castronovo's ... around 9 AM Sunday. Police entered the home and arrested him without incident. It's still unclear who else was involved in the incident.

Castronovo was booked for assault, coercion, and menacing. He's been released on bail. 

Castronovo was also arrested in Oregon in 2012 for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

Journey is currently on tour and their next date is Saturday at the Hollywood Bowl. As for whether Castronovo will be playing drums -- no comment from the band's rep.

Ex-NFL Cheerleader

Guilty of Raping 15-Year-Old Boy

6/16/2015 11:07 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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An ex-NFL cheerleader has just pled guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy she spotted on Instagram ... and now could face up to 15 years in prison.  

As we previously reported, 48-year-old  Molly Shattuck -- who cheered for the Baltimore Ravens in '05 -- was indicted back in November for 2 counts of 3rd degree rape for incidents that took place in September '14. 

Officials say Shattuck began seducing the boy back in May after she saw his picture on Instagram -- and first got physical with him in the back seat of her car in a middle school parking lot ... with kissing and touching.

But investigators say things escalated during Labor Day weekend ... when Molly seduced the boy at a rented beach house she was staying at with her own kids -- performing oral sex on him at least 2 times. 

Now, we've learned Shattuck struck a plea deal with prosecutors in which she agreed to plead guilty to one count of rape in the 4th degree ... and could face up to 15 years in prison when sentenced in August. 

Story developing ... 

Rick Ross

Bentley Did Him In

Busted for Marijuana

6/10/2015 1:13 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Rick Ross was just busted in his Bentley which apparently reeked of marijuana.

Ross was rolling along in Fayette County, GA when cops pulled him over for tinted windows. Cops say when they got close to Ross' car they smelled pot, and that gave them the right to search the fancy ride.

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Cops tell us the search was fruitful, producing five "marijuana cigarettes" -- enough to hook up Ricky Rozay and take him to the pokey.

This is Ross' second pot arrest. So far, no comment from the Bawse.

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Ex 'Voice' Star

Don't Judge Me

For Allegedly Stealing Walmart Snacks

6/9/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Joshua Murley  -- a Season 6 contestant on “The Voice” – was arrested at a Texas Walmart after allegedly stealing $57 worth of munchies.

Cops tell us Murley hit the self-checkout, bagged his groceries, then left the store without paying. His booty included chips, dips, drinks and bread.

He was booked on misdemeanor theft -- it is Walmart -- and spent the night in jail.

Murley was part of Team Adam, and later poached by Team Shakira on the sing-off show, but he never made it to the playoffs.

Only chair that’s gonna turn now is the judge's.

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John Bowlen 911

'I Own the Broncos'

'I'm the Blood of the City'

6/5/2015 8:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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TMZ Sports has obtained the bizarre 911 call recording from the domestic dispute involving the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen ... in which he claims to be "the blood of the city."

John Bowlen's girlfriend initially called 911 on Wednesday night ... but the call was cut short ... and the last thing the operator heard was the woman screaming. 

So, the operator called back ... only this time, John picked up ... and goes on a bizarre rant in which he claims to be the owner of the Denver Broncos ... says he's dealing with a "crazy girlfriend" ... and swears on his life that everything is fine. 

"As the blood of the city, I'm telling you nothing is wrong." 

He also dropped some names ... "I'm a man of the city. A friend of the mayor. And everybody knows exactly who I am. I'm going through a lot."

Bowlen continued ... "She is leaving right now, nothing is wrong. I love you guys. Thank you. Bye bye."

Obviously, the operator didn't buy Bowlen's story -- cops went to the scene and Bowlen was arrested on domestic violence charges

FYI -- Bowlen is employed by the Broncos as the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator ... and was the frontrunner to take over the team from his father, who has Alzheimer's. 

Jenelle Evans

Domestic Violence Charge Dropped

They're Working It Out

6/5/2015 8:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0604-jenelle-evans-tmz-01Jenelle Evans and her estranged baby daddy are trying to work things out between them ... and step one was him not pursuing a domestic violence case against her.  

Evans got popped last month for allegedly attacking Nathan Griffith, but the case was dropped Thursday after Nathan told police he didn't want to press charges.  

A rep for Evans tells TMZ the pair are now on speaking terms and are working on their relationship ... for the sake of their child. 

We're told Evans wants to put the past behind her and focus on the kid and her nursing career. 

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Denver Broncos Owner

Son Arrested for Domestic Violence

... Wearing Broncos Shirt

6/4/2015 12:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was arrested for domestic violence in Colorado on Wednesday ... while wearing a Broncos shirt ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

29-year-old John Bowlen Jr. -- one of 7 Bowlen children -- is being held at the Arapahoe County jail outside of Denver on suspicion of 3rd degree assault and harassment.

According to the police report, the victim told police John was under the influence of whippets and alcohol. Whippets is slang for nitrous oxide. 

The woman -- who says she has been dating Bowlen for 10 months -- says the two were inside of John's apartment when John began acting strange and "shoved her against the wall."

The woman says she called 911, but John took the phone and hung up. 

When the operator called back, John reportedly answered and said, "This is the owner of the Denver Broncos. I am sorry. K. Nothing is wrong. This is John Bowlen."

The woman says she had been drinking alcohol earlier in the evening.

John was taken into custody for domestic violence harassment and property crimes. He's being held without bail.  

According to multiple reports, John has an MBA in sports and entertainment from the University of Denver and is in executive training with the Broncos. He is one of the frontrunners to take over the team when his father (who is suffering from Alzheimer's) steps down. 

Pat Bowlen isn't the only Broncos executive with a son who's been accused of domestic violence -- last year the son of Broncos General Manager John Elway, John Elway III, was arrested and convicted of attacking his GF during a heated argument in Arizona. 

The Denver Broncos have released a statement saying, "We are disappointed to learn of the matter involving John Bowlen ... . While this is a personal issue, he is accountable to all club and league conduct policies. As such, John will be placed on an indefinite leave of absence from the organization."

Story developing ...

Mila Kunis Stalker

Wanted Poster Paints Scary Picture

6/3/2015 10:58 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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11:25 AM PST -- TMZ has learned Mila's stalker has been taken into custody in Santa Monica, CA after police found him in an alley. 

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Be on the lookout for this man ... a convicted stalker who has terrorized Mila Kunis and is on the loose. 

Stuart Lynn Dunn has been on the loose since escaping Saturday from a psychiatric facility near L.A. He's been twice convicted of stalking Kunis ... showing up at all hours at places she frequented.

Cops released these somewhat scary "Wanted" pics ... one of his mugshot and the other photo taken recently.

Cops say Dunn was last seen wearing a black zip-up jacket, light blue jeans and grey low-top converse.  

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