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The Joker Look-Alike Busted Allegedly Pointed Gun at Drivers

5/24/2017 12:48 PM PDT

The Joker has been arrested ... again ... this time well outside the Gotham City limits.

29-year-old Lawrence Patrick Sullivan -- whose face is tatted up like Batman's archenemy -- was busted in Miami Tuesday after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at drivers passing an apartment complex.

Responding officers say they found Sullivan with a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun in his pocket. Cops were responding to multiple calls earlier in the day about an armed man who resembled the Joker.

He was booked for carrying a concealed firearm, and bail was set for $5,000.

Stand down, Bruce Wayne.

Kylie Jenner Obsessed Fan Confesses to Murder

5/18/2017 1:51 PM PDT
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The man who was arrested trying to get onto Kylie Jenner's property multiple times ... has now confessed to murder.

Anaheim PD says Marvin Magallanes turned himself in and copped to killing a 49-year-old homeless man back in January. Cops say they've also linked him, forensically, to an unsolved murder from October 2016 of another homeless man.

25-year-old Magallanes is the same man who was arrested twice for his attempts to contact Kylie. As we reported ... he drove through the security gate at her exclusive Calabasas neighborhood, The Oaks.

He escaped from a psych ward after one of those arrests.

Magallanes has been booked for 2 counts of murder with special circumstances.

Chiefs Rookie Patrick Mahomes Robbed By Tiny Man ... Cops Make Arrests

5/15/2017 9:52 AM PDT
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K.C. Chiefs rookie Patrick Mahomes II was robbed at gunpoint in Texas on Friday by a tiny bad guy who stole the QB's wallet ... but don't worry, cops believe they have the suspect.

The 10th pick in the '17 NFL Draft told police he and 3 friends were returning to a Smith County home after a baseball game when a car pulled into the driveway next to them and a man demanded their belongings. Mahomes told police he believed the man was carrying a gun. 

Mahomes says he and his friends cooperated with the demands and the suspects fled the scene. Cops were able to track down 2 males -- 34-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton and Billy Ray Johnson, 58 -- in their vehicle and were taken to jail.

According to jail records, Pinkerton is 5'4" and 128 pounds. 

For comparison, Mahomes is 6'3", 229.

Cops say Mahomes' wallet was recovered.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports the incident didn't appear planned and the suspects had no idea who they were robbing.

Pinkerton was booked on aggravated robbery and held on $50k bond ... and Johnson was booked for evidence tampering and drug possession. Cops have not recovered a gun.

We also spoke to a rep for the Chiefs who tells us they're "aware of the situation, and thankful that Patrick is safe."

Travis Scott Mug Shot Released

5/15/2017 9:07 AM PDT

Travis Scott's mug shot from his arrest this weekend shows a dude who's bummed his party came to a screeching halt ... and rightfully so.

TMZ has obtained Travis' booking photo from his arrest Saturday night in Rogers, Arkansas ... and he definitely looks down in the dumps after being taken to jail for causing chaos at his show.

As we reported ... Travis was arrested right after his show and booked for inciting a riot, endangering the welfare of a minor and disorderly conduct after he allegedly encouraged people to rush the stage ... which cops say put people in danger.

There were several people who were injured because of the mayhem. Travis was cuffed as soon as he left the stage. 

Interesting side note ... Travis stands at a solid 6 feet. On the dot.

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Illinois Football Players Arrested for Armed Robbery (Update)

5/10/2017 11:19 AM PDT
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Three University of Illinois football players have been arrested for armed robbery and home invasion for an alleged incident at a campus dorm ... and it sounds like one of the most PATHETIC crimes ever committed. 

Darta Lee -- an 18-year-old offensive lineman who played 6 games as a true freshman was arrested ... as well as fellow offensive lineman Howard Watkins.

19-year-old Zarrian Holcombe was also popped -- he's a TE/WR who also played as a true freshman.

Cops say the 3 men were wearing masks and entered an apartment in an effort to rob the person inside. At least one of the men was brandishing what appeared to be a gun.

The problem, cops say the alleged victim recognized the voice of one of the masked men -- blowing their cover.

At that point, cops say one of the alleged robbers removed his mask and tried to play the whole thing off as a joke.

Oh, and cops say they now believe the gun used in the incident was a fake firearm. 

Despite the comedy of errors, the three men allegedly got money from the victim and booked it. 

The victim went to cops and the suspects were easily tracked down and arrested.

Here's the thing ... home invasion is a very serious charge. If convicted, each man faces 6 to 30 years in prison. 

Michael Oher Booked for Alleged Uber Attack ... Mug Shot Taken

5/9/2017 7:59 AM PDT
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NFL lineman Michael Oher -- the inspiration for the movie "The Blind Side" -- turned himself in to police on Monday to be booked for allegedly roughing up an Uber driver. He looked pissed.

The 30-year-old Carolina Panthers player had been cited over the April 14 incident in Nashville -- in which the Uber driver claims Oher pushed him to the ground and kicked him after an argument about directions.

Oher had received a citation for misdemeanor assault and had been ordered to appear for booking on May 8. 

He showed up. He took a mug shot. Judging from the picture, he wasn't happy.

He's due in court next month.

Adele Phony Manager Busted For Trying to Scam Kendrick

5/8/2017 12:49 PM PDT
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A scam artist tried to score comped $250 concert tickets by pretending to be Adele's manager ... according to cops who busted the impostor.

According to the police report, a man by the name Justin Jackson sent an email to a rep at Interscope Records, Kendrick Lamar's label ... and claimed he was Adele's manager. He was trying to score 3 tickets to the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami, where Kendrick was headlining. 

According to docs, Kendrick's rep thought it was shady and hit up Jonathan Dickens, Adele's real rep, and discovered it was a hoax. Dickens' lawyers notified police who arrested Jackson and his wife ... when they showed up at the venue to collect the passes.

Adele's attorney, Brian Bieber (no relation), tells us the suspect also pulled similar moves attempting to get tickets from Chris Brown, Kate Perry and Rihanna -- and even sneakers from NBA star Carmelo Anthony.

The Miami Herald, which broke the story, says Justin's got a rap sheet for this sort of thing. He was once convicted of posing as Madonna’s manager to steal $2.4 million in jewelry.

Street Ball Legend Fly Williams Alleged 'Kingpin' In $20 Mil Brooklyn Heroin Ring

5/4/2017 8:27 AM PDT
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Street ball legend Fly Williams -- considered one of the greatest street ballers of all time -- was arrested in NY after cops say he was running a multi-million dollar heroin empire.

The 64-year-old -- who was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 1st round of the '74 ABA Draft -- has named the "kingpin" of the operation by the Brooklyn District Attorney.

He's facing 10 felony charges related to the alleged ring.

Law enforcement sources tell us prosecutors believe Fly was running a team of street dealers who were moving 2 million glassines of heroin at $10 a pop.

Cops have recovered $180,000 in cash and 2 KILOS of heroin.

18 arrests have been made in connection with the ring and face charges of conspiracy, operating a drug ring, drug possession and more.

Evander Holyfield's Son Football Star Arrested On Drug Charges

5/1/2017 6:48 AM PDT
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9:10 AM PT -- According to a police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, cops were called to Holyfield's dorm after an RA smelled weed coming from his room.

Cops say Holyfield answered the door and had bloodshot eyes. He said he hadn't been smoking and didn't know what they were talking about, despite a strong smell of marijuana.

According to the report, police had to get a search warrant because Holyfield wouldn't let them into his room. Once they got in, they saw a window had been opened. An officer checked the ground outside the window and found "seven buds of suspected unburned marijuana."

Cops say they also found a glass pipe inside an iPhone case covered in marijuana residue.University of Georgia football player Elijah Holyfield -- son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield -- was arrested Monday morning on drug charges.

According to jail records, the 18-year-old running back was booked into a jail near the Georgia campus around 3 AM.

Records show he was arrested on two misdemeanor charges -- possession of marijuana and possession of drug-related objects. He was released around 4 AM on $4,050 bail. 

Holyfield played in 5 games last season for the Bulldogs and was a top high school recruit. 

A rep for the UGA football team tells us head coach Kirby Smart is aware of the incident.

Jimmy John's Cashier Dude Who Robbed Me's a Bitch! Gun Didn't Scare Me

4/29/2017 12:30 AM PDT
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The Jimmy John's cashier who didn't flinch when a robber put a gun in his face has a simple explanation for his cool reaction -- dude seemed like a total rookie.

We spoke to Tuker Murray -- Assistant GM at the Kansas City, MO shop, and he told us he never feared for his life, despite staring down the barrel of the handgun. Surveillance video of the Wednesday night confrontation went viral when KCPD released it.

Tuker says there was nothing intimidating about the perp. And get this ... when we told him the gun had actually jammed (you can see it in the video), he said his response would have been even ballsier.

The suspect, 54-year-old Terry Rayford, got away with $280. He's since been caught, and turns out he wasn't a rook at all.

'Bachelor' Chris Soules Arrested After Fatal Crash

4/25/2017 6:51 AM PDT
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10:36 AM PT -- Police eventually found Soules at a residence but it took hours for them to get a search warrant ... this according to KWWL TV.   It will therefore be difficult for prosecutors to prove he may have been under the influence at the time of the crash since hours passed before he was spotted.

10:10 AM PT -- We're told Chris just posted bond and will be released shortly.

7:45 AM PT -- Soules is in court now for his arraignment. TMZ has obtained documents in which police say he was in possession of alcoholic beverage containers at the time of the crash. Soules was apprehended after witnesses near the scene of the crash ID'd him and called police.

Chris is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.

'Bachelor' Chris Soules is in custody after allegedly slamming into a tractor, killing the driver and then fleeing the scene ... TMZ has learned.

The incident happened in Iowa Monday at 8:20 PM. According to docs, Chris was driving a Chevy pickup and rear ended a John Deere tractor, sending it into a ditch. The driver was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he died.

Soules, who appeared on "The Bachelor" for season 19 in 2015, is in custody and we're told he received medical attention.

Soules was booked on the charge of leaving the scene with a death.

Ex-'Deadliest Catch' Star Busted for Car Theft, Drugs

4/24/2017 11:22 AM PDT
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Jake Harris was arrested this weekend for stealing a car and drug possession ... this after a long history of run-ins with the law.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the ex-"Deadliest Catch" star and a lady friend drove down to Phoenix from Washington state last week for what they called a "vacation." We're told the woman is married ... but that the 2 have hung out like this before.

Friday morning, the woman told cops she discovered Jake had split from their hotel ... taking her car in the process. We're told she reported the car stolen when she couldn't get a hold of him, but called the cops when she found him at a Circle K the next day. 

Phoenix PD officers showed up and searched him, where they say they found Xanax pills and crystal meth ... which we're told he admitted were for personal use. He was booked for 1 count of felony theft and 2 counts of felony drug possession.

This is the latest legal run-in for Jake -- who was busted for DUI in 2010, and then, on the flip side, was robbed, beaten and tossed from a vehicle in November in Washington. At the time his brother, Josh, said Jake was seriously injured.

Adrien Broner Arrested In Bullet-Ridden SUV After Suspected Shootout

4/20/2017 6:06 AM PDT
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More trouble for boxing star Adrien Broner ... who was arrested in Kentucky early Thursday morning after Covington PD officers pulled over his white SUV, which had several bullet holes in it.

Broner was driving a white Chevy Suburban and trying to cross into Kentucky when officials noticed a warrant for his arrest stemming from a failure to appear in court for a previous arrest in 2014 for disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication.

While taking Broner into custody, officers noticed several bullet holes in the SUV -- and Broner claimed he had been shot at by an unknown suspect after leaving a bar in Cincinnati earlier in the evening.

Broner says he was not hurt in the shooting and doesn't know why he was attacked. Cops say they did find evidence of a shooting at the alleged crime scene including several shell casings. 

Officials tell TMZ Sports the vehicle is being turned over to the Cincinnati PD for further investigation.

Broner has been released from custody and is due back in court later this month.

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