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Mizzou Football Freshman Phenom RB Arrested Hours After Breaking School Records

11/21/2016 9:12 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Missouri running back Damarea Crockett -- one of the best (if not THE best) freshmen running backs in the country -- was arrested Sunday morning ... after a record-setting performance just hours before. 

After putting up 225 YARDS on Tennessee on Saturday (breaking the Mizzou freshman single season rushing record and single game rushing record) ... cops say the 18-year-old was busted smoking weed in a campus parking lot. 

He was taken into custody around 4:17 AM on Sunday morning for possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana. 

As one law enforcement source put it -- students often go to this particular parking lot to smoke weed. An officer was doing a routine check and saw the fire from the smoking session inside of Crockett's car.

Chad Moller, the Associate Athletic Director at Mizzou, said the team is "aware of the incident and are handling it internally." 

Mizzou is set to take on Arkansas on Friday -- no word if Crockett will suit up. 

Steve Francis Popped for Drunk Driving, Weed ... Allegedly Threatened Revenge

11/21/2016 7:04 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1121-steve-francis-mug-shot-TMZ-SPORTS-01Ex-NBA superstar Steve Francis was arrested for drunk driving in Houston over the weekend ... and cops say he was a pain in the ass during the bust and vowed revenge on the arresting officers. 

The former Houston Rockets star was initially pulled over in a black 2017 Chevy Tahoe on Saturday for doing 88 in a 65 around 11:20 PM -- but during the stop, cops noticed he reeked of booze. 

We're told Francis was "verbally abusive" to the officer. 

Cops say the 39-year-old refused a field sobriety test -- and more cops were called to the scene because Francis was uncooperative. 

Our law enforcement sources tell us Francis made comments essentially warning the officers that he would get revenge for the arrest.

During the incident, cops also found weed.

Francis was eventually taken into custody and charged with DWI, possession of marijuana and retaliation.

Ex-'Y&R' Actor Corey Sligh Arrested for Child Molestation

11/14/2016 8:58 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1114-Corey-Sligh-mug-shot-tmzActor Corey Sligh was arrested and booked for child molestation in his home state of Georgia.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says Sligh -- who was an extra on 'Young and the Restless' -- was busted last month after the child's parents reported the alleged molestation on Sept. 24. We're told the alleged victim is a girl who was under 10 at the time.

According to docs ... the alleged acts of molestation occurred between April and September. It's unclear how many times Sligh is accused of molesting the child.

Deputies arrested him on October 14 and released the same day on a $22k bond.

Corey tells TMZ, "I am innocent and fighting this until the end, and the truth will prevail."

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Ex-Oregon Ducks Star Arrested for Drugs ... Tragic Mug Shot

11/14/2016 7:23 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Ex-Oregon Ducks football star Cliff Harris -- a former All-American kick returner -- was arrested for drugs early Sunday morning ... and it's clear his life is completely off the rails.

The 25-year-old was a stud back in 2010 -- when he was one of the most dynamic players in college football as a returner and CB and helped the Ducks win another PAC-12 championship.  

But he was dismissed from the program in 2011 -- and his draft stock plummeted. He signed a contract with the Jets in 2013 but was quickly waived after he was busted for weed. 

Now, officials say Harris was arrested around 1 AM on Sunday for theft, drug possession and possession of paraphernalia.  

Officials also say he violated his probation -- stemming from a 2015 incident in which Harris set fire to a grassy median in Fresno, CA. 

You can see his mug shot ... it's not good. 

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Cubs KO Victim Arrest Record for Assault, Harassment

11/3/2016 1:43 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The Chicago Cubs fan who was knocked out cold after Game 7 of the World Series was enough of a hothead recently to get arrested twice ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Alan Anderson was busted by Chicago cops Sept. 10th for the crimes of phone harassment and assault. Law enforcement sources say the alleged victim is Anderson's ex-girlfriend. According to docs, he allegedly called her 160 times and left a voicemail saying, "I am coming for you, I'm bringing brass knuckles for you."

He was arrested at a bar in Chicago. The case is being handled by the domestic violence unit in the prosecutor's office.

He was also busted in March for another misdemeanor case of harassing someone by phone. 

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Anderson did not want to discuss his arrests -- he has an upcoming court date -- but he did strongly deny he was talking smack with the Indians fan who knocked him out Wednesday night.

He admits he was celebrating loudly, but not in anyone's face, when the Indians fan approached and told him to shut up. He says they argued for a bit, and then the guy punched him out of nowhere. Anderson says he was calmly pleading his case when he got hit, and did not dare him to swing ... as witnesses have claimed.

As we told you, Cleveland PD is investigating.

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Tyson Gay's Daughter 4th Man Arrested In Murder Case

10/20/2016 6:27 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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1020-lamonte-williams-mug-01A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter ... the 4th suspect arrested so far ... cops have confirmed. 

The Lexington P.D. says they believe Lamonte A. Williams was involved in the gunfight near the Cook Out restaurant on October 16th ... in which a stray bullet struck and killed Trinity Gay, daughter of the U.S. Olympic track star. 

Cops say Williams and at least 3 other men opened fire on each other that night and fired multiple gunshots. 

The other 3 suspects have already been arrested. 

Williams has been charged with wanton endangerment. 

The investigation is still active -- cops are still trying to determine the exact sequence of events that led up to Gay's death.

Tyson Gay Father, Son Duo Arrested ... In Daughter's Murder

10/17/2016 6:11 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A father and his son have been arrested in connection with the death of Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter ... after officials say they were in a shootout with a 21-year-old man when a stray bullet struck the young girl. 

The U.S. Olympic sprinter's daughter, Trinity, was killed early Sunday morning when she was hit in the neck outside the Cook Out restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky around 4 AM. 

The father, son duo is  38-year-old Chazerae Taylor and his 19-year-old son D’Markeo -- who cops say were in a shootout with 21-year-old D'Vonta Middlebrooks.

The Taylors have been arrested and charged with wanton endangerment. Middlebrooks was hit with the same charge PLUS a weapons charge. 

Cops say they are still actively investigating the incident. 

Ex-NFL QB Marcus Vick Arrested Again ... Crack Cocaine Possession

10/10/2016 11:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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update_graphic_red_bar12:10 PM PT -- According to a police report obtained by TMZ Sports, cops found a small baggie of "suspected" crack cocaine, a baggie of molly and some marijuana residue inside Vick's apartment.update_grey_gray_barMore bad news for Marcus Vick ... the ex-NFL QB -- and younger brother of Michael Vick -- was arrested over the weekend in Virginia on a drug possession charge.

Cops say they went to Vick's apartment in Newport News on Saturday after someone complained about a marijuana odor in the area. 

Police say the smell became stronger when Vick opened the door to his place. 

He let the officers come inside and search the apartment. Vick was taken into custody for possession of a schedule I or II drug.

The former Virginia Tech standout is already on probation stemming from an assault case earlier this year -- and could now face serious time behind bars.

In case you missed it -- Vick led cops on a CRAZY foot chase during the assault arrest. 

Shailene Woodley Arrested for Trespassing

10/10/2016 10:29 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Shailene Woodley was arrested for criminal trespass while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline ... law enforcement tells TMZ.

The 'Divergent' star was busted Monday morning for trespassing during what she called a "peaceful protest" in Sioux County, North Dakota. About 100 protesters were on a construction site for the controversial pipeline project before cops moved in and put handcuffs on Shailene.

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Shailene was arrested for 2 misdemeanors ... including engaging in a riot. Cops tell us they issued multiple warnings for the protesters to leave. 27 protesters were ultimately arrested.

The planned pipeline affects sacred Standing Rock Sioux land and burial grounds. On Sunday, a Federal appeals court rejected their request to stop the construction ... which sparked the protest. 

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'American Idol' Finalist Busted In Undercover Drug Sting

10/7/2016 3:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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1007-harris-mug-01"American Idol" finalist Curtis "C.J." Harris was arrested in an undercover drug bust for allegedly selling oxycodone and marijuana. 

Law enforcement officials in Alabama tell us Harris was arrested Thursday after allegedly selling drugs to a confidential informant. 

Harris was hit with 3 counts of felony distribution of a controlled substance. We're told he's still in custody and is being held on a $90k bond.

Harris finished 6th during season 13 of the show ... Caleb Johnson took home the crown that year. 

NFL's Nigel Bradham Arrested Loaded Gun In Airport

10/3/2016 11:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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1003_nigel-bradham_mug_sports_wmPhiladelphia Eagles linebacker Nigel Bradham spent part of his bye week in jail -- after he was arrested for trying to bring a LOADED GUN through a Miami airport ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, the 27-year-old had put his backpack through the X-ray machine at Miami International when TSA workers noticed a loaded firearm. 

Bradham told workers he forgot the gun was in the bag -- and showed officials his concealed weapons permit. 

Officials say "it was clear that there was no criminal intent on his part" -- but say they could not just cite and release Bradham since he's still out on bond stemming from a July assault case.  

Bradham was taken into custody and booked for a 2nd degree misdemeanor concealed weapons charge. He was released from custody later that day on a $500 bond. 

As for the assault case -- Bradham was arrested back in July for allegedly punching an employee at a Miami hotel. He's due back in court for that case on Wednesday. 

Zab Judah Charged with Domestic Violence ... Allegedly Roughed Up Wife

10/3/2016 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0930-zabdiel-zab-judah-mug-shot-01More trouble for ex-boxing champ Zab Judah -- he's been charged with domestic violence for allegedly getting violent with his wife while drunk ... TMZ Sports has learned.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, the Las Vegas Metro PD was called to Judah's home around 3 AM on July 26 for a domestic disturbance.

Cops made contact with Zab -- who said he got into an argument with his wife after she destroyed "all of his clothes" because she was jealous of an unknown woman claiming she had a baby with Zab.

Zab was adamant he did not touch his wife.

But Zab's wife and sister told cops a different story -- claiming the boxer had been drinking and pushed her to the ground by her face ... causing her to hit the floor hard.

According to the police report, the responding officer did not notice any injuries on the woman -- but said she kept touching her face as if she was in pain.

Judah was eventually arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery/domestic violence. He's due back in court next month.

This is just the latest legal issue for Judah -- who's still dealing with a 2014 DUI arrest ... and was also involved in a bizarre crash back in January where he gave a fake name and appeared drunk.

Playmate Ashley Mattingly Arrested for Drunken Joyride

10/1/2016 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0927-ashley-mattingly-mug-no-wm-no-blue-dot-lbpd-01Former Playmate Ashley Mattingly was arrested for suspicion of DUI after allegedly plowing her golf cart into 4 parked cars, but she's not willing to accept blame.

According to a witness, Mattingly wrecked last weekend while tooling around her Laguna Beach neighborhood. Cops tell us the witness snapped pics, which they used to trace the vehicle back to Ashley. When they got to her house, we're told she appeared to be under the influence, and arrested her.

0927-playboy-golf-cart-sub-asset-TMZ-01Ashley has a different story though -- she tells us someone stole her golf cart and went on a joyride. She adds she wouldn't have answered the door if she had anything to hide from cops. 

As for the DUI -- Ashley admits she does mix extra strong drinks at home sometimes ... which doesn't seem like the greatest defense. That giant gash on her face might also be tough to explain away.

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