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Vince Vaughn Smooth(ie) Criminal ... Allegedly

6/11/2018 2:07 PM PDT

Vince Vaughn's taking things slow after his DUI arrest -- opting for a daytime power smoothie, and a good old-fashioned walk instead of a drive.

Vince was out and about Monday in Manhattan Beach, CA -- the same city where he got busted for drinking and driving Sunday. He was strolling around with a blended juice beverage in hand ... probably a good shot of energy after his rough weekend.

TMZ broke the story ... Vince was arrested for DUI, as well as obstructing an officer. Cops say he and his passenger, who was also arrested, refused to get out of Vince's car when they were initially pulled over at a DUI checkpoint.

We don't know what Vince's BAC was when he was arrested ... cops say blood test results aren't back yet.

Vince Vaughn Arrested for DUI Mug Shot Released

6/10/2018 6:50 AM PDT
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12:26 PM PT -- Vince Vaughn's mug shot just got released, and it looks like he was taking his arrest in stride ... showing off a slight grin. Yearbook status much? 

9:30 AM PT -- According to Manhattan Beach PD, Vaughn and his passenger were stopped at the checkpoint around 12:30 AM, and asked to step out of the vehicle. Cops say both men were uncooperative and, initially, refused to get out.

Once they did, Vaughn was arrested around 1 AM and booked and cited for misdemeanor DUI, as well as obstructing an officer. His passenger was booked for obstruction and public intoxication.

Both men posted bail and have been released.Vince Vaughn is in jail after an early morning bust for DUI ... TMZ has learned.

According to law enforcement, the actor was booked into jail around 4 AM Sunday in Manhattan Beach, CA -- about 30 minutes south of Los Angeles.

We're told Vaughn is still in custody right now. The details of his arrest are still unclear, but according to a source ... he was stopped at a checkpoint while driving with a passenger in his car.

If charged, this would be Vaughn's first DUI offense. 

We've reached out to his reps ... no word back yet.

Scott Peterson New Mug Shot

5/29/2018 10:36 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

If you've been wondering what Scott Peterson -- the man convicted of murdering his wife and unborn son in 2004 -- has been up to, the relatively good news is ... he's still rotting away in prison.

Peterson's currently on death row in California's San Quentin State Prison for killing his pregnant wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son, Connor, in Modesto in 2002. His case is currently on appeal, however ... but there's a slim chance he could get a new trial.

New mug shots are required every 7 years at San Quentin, so it was simply time for an update on Peterson ... no new criminal activity to report.

The new mug was taken earlier this month, but was just released.

T.I. Arrested for Assault, Drunkenness ... Argued with Security Guard

5/16/2018 8:28 AM PDT
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8:52 AM -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... T.I. was, in fact, allowed into his gated community after an initial argument with the guard, but then returned on foot shortly afterward to confront the guy again. That's when cops were called to the scene, and ended up arresting him.

We're also told T.I. did NOT make physical contact with the security guard, but the guard feared he would be hit during the dispute. Under GA law, that constitutes an alleged simple assault.

T.I. got busted at his own gated community in Georgia after he got into it with a security guard for the neighborhood.

According to local reports, the rapper was trying to get to his house Wednesday morning -- around 4 AM -- but didn't have his key. T.I. and a friend argued with the guard at the security shack, who wouldn't let them enter ... and it got heated enough that cops showed up.

Henry County PD arrested Tip for simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. He certainly doesn't look too pissed in his mug shot.

He's already been released ... without bail.

Albert Belle Witness Calls B.S. He Never Shook His Junk at a Kid!!

3/27/2018 11:38 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

A man who claims he witnessed Albert Belle piss in the middle of a parking lot says the former All Star NEVER shook his junk at anyone.

As we previously reported, the ex-Indians slugger was arrested for indecent exposure and DUI on Saturday after a woman told police Belle shook his genitals at her family -- including her 15-year-old daughter -- while urinating in the Phoenix Rising Soccer Club Stadium parking lot.

TMZ Sports spoke with Ron Swindells ... who says he was 15 feet away from Belle when he relieved himself and didn't see anything remotely close to that happen at any point.

Swindells tells us the woman making the claims was upset with the way he downplayed the situation ... yelling "are you effing kidding me?!" and Belle responded "Don't look, then. You gotta go, you gotta go."

We've obtained a picture of the alleged act ... showing the 51-year-old with his pants halfway down his legs, appearing to relieve himself while covering his body with the door of his car.

Swindells says Belle remained in that position while peeing and only turned his head to address the woman ... and is willing to speak to investigators about the incident.

Nick Gordon Frantic 911 Call as He Got Cozy with GF On Heels of Dom. Violence Arrest

3/20/2018 9:54 AM PDT
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Nick Gordon was ratted out by someone related to Laura Leal -- the gf he's accused of beating -- according to the 911 call placed to cops Monday night.

TMZ has obtained the audio from the caller, who only identified herself as a relative of Laura. She said Gordon was violating his bond by hanging out with Laura. He was released on bond following his arrest last week for attacking her -- and was ordered to stay away from Laura, as a term of release. 

The caller was well versed on Gordon's case, and even told the 911 dispatcher his case number, location and other details. You could hear her rifling through papers.

As we reported, Nick told police Leal had snuck into his room while he was asleep and was "just hanging out with him." Leal confirmed that, and said she felt safe with Nick.

Interestingly, the caller said she wanted to remain anonymous because she didn't want to piss off Laura. She said the family is planning an intervention ... to get Laura away from Nick.

Boxer Vinny Paz Arrested For Domestic Violence Cops Bust Down Garage

3/15/2018 6:34 AM PDT
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Former boxing champ Vinny Paz was arrested for domestic violence in Rhode Island early Thursday morning after cops say he beat up his girlfriend and then tried to hide inside of his home. 

The Warwick Police Dept. says it had to use force to break down Paz's garage and enter the home to apprehend the 55-year-old at around 3 AM.

Cops initially received a call from a member of Paz's GF's family who said Paz got violent. The woman reportedly suffered injuries to her face. 

When cops arrived, the woman was taken from the scene in a stretcher. 

Paz refused to answer the door, answer his phone and had turned off all the lights -- so cops decided they had to make a move "out of an abundance of caution" ... and entered the house to get Paz. 

He was eventually taken into custody around 4 AM and hauled to a nearby station where he's being booked for domestic violence charges. 

What makes this worse for Paz ... he was out on bail in a felony assault case in which he allegedly beat up his friend -- and this new arrest could lead officials to revoke his bail. 

NFL's Branden Albert Got Tased By Cop, Fought Back In Jewelry Store Rumble

3/2/2018 7:03 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

NFL Pro Bowler Branden Albert is so tough -- he pulled out taser prongs AFTER he got shocked and tackled a police officer in a jewelry store melee ... this according to police docs obtained by TMZ Sports.

Yeah ... this story is crazy!!!

TMZ Sports broke the story ... Albert was arrested for assault in Georgia on Wednesday. Now, we've got the police report and it describes a very violent situation.

Cops say Albert and his crew hit up Icebox Jewelry around 4:15 PM to check out some merchandise -- but Albert kept trying to access a part of the shop where customers are not allowed. 

The security guard -- an off-duty Atlanta Police Dept. officer -- says the store owner confronted Albert and told him to leave the area but the NFL star flipped out and "punched a jewelry cabinet which left a very large hole."

The officer approached Albert -- but the 6'4", 315 pounder went nuclear ... cussing and saying he would "kill" the owner. 

That's when the cop says Albert pushed him and tried to leave. The officer drew his taser and deployed it ... knocking Albert to the ground.

But Albert simply PULLED THE PRONGS OUT and got up! The officer chased him but Albert stopped, turned around and TACKLED THE COP!

Eventually, Albert stopped fighting and congratulated the cop on "a good tussle." The cop arrested him anyway. He was booked into jail for damage to property and obstruction of law enforcement. 

The cop says he suffered minor injuries in the incident -- but nothing serious.

Albert is still in jail at the time of this post.

Heather Locklear Arrested for Domestic Violence

2/26/2018 6:32 AM PST
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Heather Locklear was arrested Sunday night for felony domestic violence and battery on a cop.

The incident occurred Sunday night. Deputies responded to a home in Thousand Oaks, CA ... someone reported domestic violence.

During the arrest she allegedly became combative and attacked a cop. As a result, she was also arrested on 3 counts of misdemeanor battery on an officer.

According to the 911 call, Heather's brother came to her home and saw Heather and her boyfriend fighting. The brother called 911. We're told cops observed that the boyfriend had a visible mark.

Law enforcement sources tell us when cops tried putting Heather in custody she became combative, flailing, kicking and struck 3 deputies. Heather was cuffed and taken to the hospital for evaluation.

The 56-year-old has had troubles in the past with substance abuse ... she has been arrested for DUI and had issues with prescription drugs.

Heather has had domestic violence issues in the past. In 2011, the LAPD was dispatched to Jack Wagner's home -- her then-boyfriend -- after the 2 allegedly got physical with each other during a heated argument. At the time a law enforcement source told us, "She lost it on him and he retaliated." Neither wanted to press charges against the other. 

Cops aren't saying who she allegedly attacked in the home.

Locklear is in the process of posting bail.

Disney Star Adam Hicks Brother Jailed for Deadly '14 Crash ... Hicks' Mom Died Year Later

1/31/2018 12:40 AM PST
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Disney star Adam Hicks' world was crumbling long before his arrest for armed robbery, due to his brother doing time, and his mother passing away ... TMZ has learned.

Adam's little brother, Tristan, was the driver in a 2014 car crash in Vegas that killed a 17-year-old girl. Police say she died after she was ejected from the car.

Tristan, who was 18 at the time, took off on foot. He was eventually arrested for fleeing the scene. 

Sources tell us Adam had recently gone to Vegas to testify at his brother's parole hearing. Adam paid for Tristan's bail and most of his legal fees during the case.

Things went further south a year later when Adam's mother, Lucy, died unexpectedly from a heart attack. We're told Tristan's accident had weighed heavily on her.

Comedian Steve Brown Onstage Attacker Arrested

1/24/2018 9:53 AM PST

The man who viciously attacked comedian Steve Brown onstage has been arrested ... TMZ has learned.

Marvin Toatley was arrested Wednesday in Columbia, South Carolina and booked on 3 counts of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, as well as one count of third degree assault and battery ... and one count of malicious injury to property.

Cops say their fugitive task force found Toatley at an apartment complex. He's still in custody.

As we reported ... Toatley hopped onstage in the middle of Steve's set Sunday and started swinging a mic stand like a sword. Cops say 4 people in total were injured from his outburst. 

Steve told us the guy was laughing it up before coming after him, seemingly out of nowhere.

Yung Berg Wanted Man Again!! ... For Missing Court Date

1/22/2018 12:25 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Yung Berg apparently loves to learn the hard way -- not showing up to court is asking for trouble.

The 'Love & Hip Hop' star is a wanted man in Miami after missing ANOTHER court date following a weed bust. TMZ broke the story ... cops were called following an altercation in his hotel room back in October and they found 2 blunts on him. Normally, not a big deal but Berg had a 9-year-old warrant, so they arrested his ass.

He was later released, but was supposed to appear in court for his arraignment in the weed case on January 11 but -- you know how Berg's favorite game goes -- he never showed.

It's called Google Calendar, Berg.

NFL's T.J. Ward Arrested Over 99 Grams of Weed

1/3/2018 11:20 AM PST
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Tampa Bay Bucs safety T.J. Ward had 99.9 grams of weed in plain sight when cops entered his apartment back in October ... and that's ultimately why he was arrested Wednesday morning. 

TMZ Sports obtained the criminal report from the Oct. 25 incident -- that shows cops responded to Ward's apartment for an active intrusion alarm at 4:45 PM. 

When cops arrived, they knocked on the door and announced themselves -- a woman inside the place told the officers to "come in."

Just one problem ... cops say all the weed was in plain view on a coffee table. Oops. 

There was apparently no emergency -- the alarm may have been an accident -- but when cops saw the weed, they busted both T.J. and the woman for felony marijuana possession. 

We're told, Ward was only formally charged on Dec. 29 -- and that's when a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Wednesday morning, cops went to his apartment and arrested him. 

As for the weed, cops say Ward didn't exactly play the "it's not mine" card -- and admitted to occasionally smoking. 

Ward has been released from jail on a $2,500 bond. 

And in case you're wondering what 100 grams of weed looks like, here's a video ...

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