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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.


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. 


'American Idol' Finalist Busted In Undercover Drug Sting

10/7/2016 3:34 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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

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

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

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.


Boxer Victor Ortiz The DUI Mug Shot

9/29/2016 9:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0929_victor-ortiz-booking-photo_WMTMZ Sports has obtained the mug shot for ex-boxing champ Victor Ortiz -- taken right after he was arrested for DUI on Saturday. 

We broke the story ... the 29-year-old former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant was pulled over in California for expired tags on his BMW -- and during the stop, cops suspected he was drunk. 

Ortiz -- who is on probation stemming from a 2015 battery conviction -- was arrested and taken to a nearby station where he was booked for driving under the influence. 

He has since been released. So far, no comment from his camp. 

Tulsa Shooting Officer Shelby Surrenders

9/23/2016 6:44 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Tulsa Officer Betty Shelby turned herself in overnight and was booked for first degree manslaughter in the killing of Terence Crutcher.

Shelby was in police custody for less than half an hour -- according to her docs, she was booked at 1:11 AM and released at 1:31 AM ... when she posted $50,000 bond.

In the criminal complaint, the Tulsa D.A. says Shelby's "fear resulted in her unreasonable actions" which led to her shooting Crutcher.

Her lawyer says she fired because Crutcher was not following orders and, she believes, was reaching into his vehicle's window.

Katt Williams Busted Again ... While Making Good On Another Case

9/16/2016 11:22 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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update_graphic_red_bar12:40 PM PST -- We've learned the new warrant Katt was arrested for was from an incident in February where Williams allegedly threw a man's phone. Katt has been released from jail on a promise to appear.  update_grey_gray_barKatt Williams got arrested again -- only this time it happened when he tried doing right by the law.

Law enforcement sources tell us Katt got booked by cops Thursday when he showed up to court in East Point, GA to squash a bench warrant against him from July. Unfortunately for him, there was a completely different warrant out for his arrest in Fulton County ... so they cuffed him on the spot. 

According to court docs, Katt now faces a new charge of 2nd degree criminal property damage -- a felony -- from an incident back in February. It's unclear what exactly happened ... but we're told Katt is still locked up since he hasn't posted a bond.

Katt's been in and out of jails and courthouses a lot lately ... and it doesn't look like he plans to leave 'em anytime soon.

Story developing ... 


Iman Shumpert Arrested for DUI Marijuana ... Possession of Weed

9/9/2016 7:38 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Cleveland Cavs star Iman Shumpert was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana back in August ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

According to the police report, Shumpert was pulled over outside of Atlanta on August 10th around 11:37 PM for a lane change violation and because his taillights weren't on in his rented Audi A3. 

During the stop, the officer says Shumpert reeked of weed -- and his eyes were bloodshot. 

Shumpert told the cop he had just come from his "homegirl's house" and was going to pick up his father from the airport. 

The cop administered a field sobriety test and determined Shumpert was high. Shumpert also admitted he had smoked weed before leaving his friend's house. 

Cops searched the car and found a mason jar with marijuana. 

Cops wanted to perform a blood test on Shumpert but he refused -- claiming, "people would recognize him and it would cause a scene."

Shumpert was handcuffed and arrested for DUI marijuana and possession of weed (less than an ounce). He was also cited for failure to maintain his lane. 

The Cavs issued a statement saying they have discussed the situation with Iman and "will monitor the progression of the pending case."

"A court date has not been set at this point, and neither Iman or the team will have any additional comments while the matter progresses through the legal process."


Drake Bell Got His Clark Kent On for Jail Time

9/7/2016 4:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF


When Drake Bell checked into jail to do his time for DUI, he must have been thinking -- those inmates wouldn't hit a guy with glasses, would they?

We got the former "Drake & Josh" star's mug shot ... taken when he checked into L.A. County lockup last Friday night as part of his DUI plea deal. His clean cut look screams life behind bars just ain't his thing.

Thankfully for Drake, as we reported ... he was in the can for less than 2 days due to good behavior and jail overcrowding.

Check out his original mug shot from the DUI arrest. He's come a long way, baby.



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