Cowboys' Antwaun Woods Arrested for Weed Allegedly Tried to Destroy Evidence

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8:38 AM PT -- TMZ Sports has obtained the police report ... which says Woods is being accused of "tampering with evidence" because he allegedly put a lit joint in a water bottle.

Here's the deal ... cops say Woods was pulled over around 11:15 PM for going 77 in a 60.

During the stop, the officer smelled weed and believed Woods was stoned -- and asked if there was weed inside the vehicle.

Woods allegedly admitted to having a bunch of marijuana in the car. The officer says Woods had a backpack containing 2 mason jars of weed and a small gold cylinder of weed.

The officer says he noticed a half-empty water bottle with a joint floating in it -- and claims Woods admitted to putting it there while he was being pulled over. The officer says Wood was attempting to "get rid of potential evidence."

In total, cops say Woods had 2.07 oz of weed.

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods was arrested in Texas for weed on Tuesday, law enforcement confirms.

The 26-year-old -- who started 8 games for the Cowboys in 2018 -- was busted in Frisco during a traffic stop where things clearly went south.

Woods is now facing multiple charges including possession of marijuana over 2 ounces but less than 4 ounces and tampering with evidence. He was also cited for possession of paraphernalia, as first reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Woods was a stud defensive lineman at USC from 2012 to 2015 -- but didn't get selected in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Instead, he signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent -- and later signed a 2-year deal with the Cowboys in 2018.

So far, he only has 7 total tackles in 2019 with 0 sacks.

Originally published -- 6:40 AM PT

Aniah Blanchard Murder Suspect Erupts In Court ... 'Y'all Have No Proof!'

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The man accused of abducting and murdering Aniah Blanchard went off in court Wednesday -- telling the judge, "Y'all have no video, no audio of me shooting anyone!"

Ibraheem Yazeed appeared with his attorney in an Alabama courtroom Wednesday to face capital murder charges in the death of Blanchard, step-daughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris.  Prosecutors have said they're pursuing the death penalty.

Yazeed was initially charged with 1st-degree kidnapping -- and when he appeared in court for the new, more serious charge ... he was not happy.

"I got rights too," Yazeed told the judge.

"Y'all have no video, no audio of me shooting anyone, that’s why I’m trying to see how y’all going to bind me over on hearsay. But y’all aren’t presenting no evidence."

Officials have video showing Yazeed at the same gas station where Blanchard was last seen before her disappearance.

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A witness also claims Yazeed forced Blanchard into her car -- which was later found covered in blood.

Cops believe Yazeed ultimately shot Blanchard to death and then hid her body in a wooded area.

Officials say there is a NEW witness who saw Yazeed with a gun tucked into his shorts while in possession of Blanchar's car.

Officials say the witness claimed Yazeed had admitted to shooting a girl and that the girl had "went for the gun" before he murdered her.

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In other words, Aniah fought back.

It seems this new witness -- unnamed in the court doc to protect the person's identity -- was the key to finding Blanchard's body.

Two other people have also been charged in this case -- but prosecutors say they believe Yazeed acted alone in killing Blanchard.

Terrelle Pryor Stabbing Suspect 'Danger To The Community' ... Judge Denies Bail

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The woman accused of stabbing Terrelle Pryor will remain in jail ... a judge just called her a "danger to the community" and denied her request for bail.

Shalaya Briston was arrested and charged with felony attempted homicide on Nov. 30 after a fight with Pryor ... but she had hoped to get bail on Wednesday.

But, the judge DENIED that request ... and now 24-year-old Briston will remain in jail until, at least, her next court appearance on Dec. 12.

As we previously reported, Briston and Pryor -- who had been dating for the past year -- got into an argument at their Pittsburgh-area apartment last week when things turned violent.

After a night out of partying, Briston returned home to find a pissed off Pryor ... and according to court docs, witnesses say they got into a physical fight.

At one point, a witness says Briston appeared to stab Pryor ... and the 30-year-old NFL player required emergency surgery to fix the wounds.

According to Pryor -- who was just released from the ICU -- he nearly died TWICE from the injuries ... but is doing better now.

As for his role in the alleged altercation ... he was charged with misdemeanor assault -- and cops tell TMZ Sports he'll need to be booked as soon as he gets out of the hospital.

Gorilla Zoe DV Charges Dropped ... GF Wouldn't Cooperate

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Gorilla Zoe's domestic violence case is no more -- and it's all thanks to the girlfriend he allegedly attacked.

The Monroe County Florida Prosecutor's Office tells TMZ it dropped all the charges against the Atlanta rapper after his GF made it clear she didn't want him prosecuted. She even delivered a notarized letter requesting the D.A. fall back.

We're told the reason she was unwilling to cooperate is she claims they'd simply gotten into a disagreement in their hotel room. She also said that to the arresting officers on the spot.

As we reported ... Gorilla Zoe was arrested for domestic battery after cops say they saw him pinning her down in their room. Witnesses told police they were fighting on their balcony before that, and he'd allegedly knocked her to the ground.

According to the police report, she told cops ... "We always drink and argue, nothing more. He's never gotten physical with me. Isn't that what happens when everyone drinks?"

She went on to say that he always got aggressive while drunk, but would never actually hurt her. Cops say she didn't have any noticeable injuries or marks. They still arrested Zoe based on what they and witnesses had seen.

He's off the hook now though. Case closed.

NFL's Terrelle Pryor Must Take Mug Shot ... After Hospital Release

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Terrelle Pryor ain't getting a "Get Out of Jail Free" card just because he was stabbed -- he'll be booked and must take a mug shot when he's released from the hospital, cops tell TMZ Sports.

Remember, Pryor was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly fighting with his girlfriend Shalaya Briston on Nov. 30 ... but he hasn't been booked because he's still holed up at UPMC Mercy Hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery to treat a life-threatening stab wound.

However, when he IS healthy enough to leave the hospital, cops say he MUST go through the regular booking process ... meaning he'll have to turn himself in and get booked like every other arrestee.

Which means mug shot, fingerprints, perp walk ... the whole shebang.

Unclear when Pryor will be released from the hospital -- however, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler says the family is hoping he'll be out in the next 48 hours.

As we previously reported, Pryor and Briston allegedly got into it at their Pittsburgh apartment after a night out with friends ... and things escalated quickly.

One witness claims Pryor attacked first and Briston defended herself by grabbing a sharp object and stabbing the 30-year-old NFL player in the chest.

Briston has been charged with felony attempted homicide -- and she's still behind bars. When Briston was booked, she appeared to be smirking in her mug shot.

Jeezy's Producer Shawty Redd Records His Arrest in ATL Hotel ... Claims NO Wrongdoing

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Shawty Redd -- the hip-hop producer behind hits for Snoop Dogg and Young Jeezy -- wants to know why cops hauled him out of his ATL hotel room -- an arrest he calls totally bogus.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Shawty Redd was busted for disorderly conduct at the Hyatt Centric Midtown Atlanta on Nov. 7 after a manager called cops and said Redd was refusing to leave the property.

TMZ obtained video Shawty recorded as police entered his room, with a manager in tow, and things got heated pretty quickly. Shawty demanded to know why he was being asked to leave the premises, and didn't like the answer. The officer told him the hotel has the right to remove patrons at any time, but Shawty wasn't buying that.

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Cops released body cam footage -- so we have the dispute from both angles -- and you can see when they finally move in to slap the cuffs on the man who produced Snoop's "Sensual Seduction."

As for what prompted the call to cops ... sources connected to Shawty tell us he was walking through the lobby with a bottle of beer, and the manager tried to give him the boot. We're told Shawty explained he was a guest and went to his room.

Clearly, the manager didn't take kindly to the way their interaction went down, and called cops. Our Shawty sources say the judge later dropped all charges ... however, the producer's pissed at the hotel, and considering legal action.

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Jane Fonda's 'Fire Drill Fridays' Paul Scheer Arrested ... 'Young Sheldon' Star Speaks

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Just because it's Black Friday, doesn't mean Jane Fonda and her growing army of climate change activists are taking the week off ... and another celeb got arrested for the cause.

Comedian Paul Scheer was taken away in handcuffs from the demonstration outside the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. He's the latest member of the club to be arrested in the Fonda-led "Fire Drill Fridays" protest for climate change.

As we reported ... Diane Lane, Piper Perabo, and Amber Valletta were added to that list last week. We're told Scheer was one of 37 people to be arrested Friday.

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Also joining the force this week -- the 11-year-old star of "Young Sheldon," Iain Armitage. Iain spoke at the event about climate change's threat to farmers and the world's food supply ... as did Scheer.

Fortunately for the kid, he wasn't arrested like Paul. Like he says ... he's a little too young for a criminal record.

For the fourth straight week, Jane also avoided being cuffed by D.C. cops. As we've told you ... she's already been arrested 4 times, and the folks behind her movement are making sure she avoids her 5th arrest because it could result in serious consequences.

Other Hollywood stars to be arrested during past 'FDF's include Sam Waterston, Ted Danson, Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener ... and it seems like the list is only going to get longer.

Kenya Moore's Ex Charged with Assaulting New GF In Denny's Parking Lot

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Kenya Moore's ex-boyfriend's officially been slapped with 3 charges for allegedly striking his girlfriend ... TMZ has learned.

Matt Jordan's facing 3 misdemeanor counts -- one for assault and 2 for disorderly conduct -- after his July arrest in Arizona ... according to new legal docs. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of up to 6 months in prison.

We broke the story ... the former 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' cast member allegedly punched his new girlfriend, Valerie Bell, in the face in a Denny's parking lot during an argument.

A female eyewitness to the alleged attack claims Jordan also got in her face and snatched her cigarettes -- hence the second disorderly charge against him.

Jordan had already left when cops arrived, but he was picked up later when he tried to return to Bell's home and she reported him.

Kenya's ex is a notorious 'RHOA' alum for many reasons, but mostly because he once brawled with fellow reality star Peter Thomas, who Matt claimed had a weapon on him.

Kenya also got a restraining order against Jordan in 2017.

Bebe Rexha Ex-Producer is Going to Prison ... Milked Her Credit Card

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Bebe Rexha's former producer just got slapped with a stiff prison sentence for fraudulently using her credit card and racking up thousands of dollars in charges.

The guy's name is Anthony Evans, but he goes by Devine Evans in the music industry. He's worked with tons of artists and is apparently a Grammy winner too.

Devine was sentenced Monday in L.A. to two years in federal prison after he pled guilty to one count of aggravated identity theft. According to the feds, Devine was milking Bebe's Amex card to book flights and other travel for himself and his family back in 2017.

Prosecutors say this went on for damn near a year, and he ended up charging more than $37k to Bebe's account. Eventually, the singer's business manager caught wind of it and reported the suspicious transactions. Obviously, he got caught up in the whole thing.

He's also ordered to pay $34,810 back to Amex in restitution.

Sam Hunt My DUI Demonstrates ... 'Poor, Selfish Decision'

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Sam Hunt has gone public over his DUI Thursday, saying he made some really bad choices.

The country star just said, "Thursday night I decided to drive myself home after drinking at a friend's show in downtown Nashville. It was a poor and selfish decision and I apologize to everyone who was unknowingly put at risk and let down by it. It won't happen again."

Truth be told, it wasn't Thursday night ... it was Thursday at 6 AM. Hunt was in a bar Wednesday night partying with some folks, but the bars close at 2 AM. Cops saw Sam swerving and driving down the wrong side of the road at 6 AM, pulled him over and noticed he reeked of alcohol.

He was clearly wasted ... police asked for his driver's license, which was in his lap, but instead he gave them a credit card and his passport. He did poorly on the field sobriety test and blew a .173 ... way over the legal limit.

Sam was arrested, booked and released.  He's already been charged with DUI.

'Deadliest Catch' Star Jerod Sechrist Busted Again ... Alleged Theft at IKEA

Jerod Sechrist -- known for his brief and turbulent stint on "Deadliest Catch" -- is in even more hot water now ... he's been arrested for allegedly shoplifting from IKEA.

The 33-year-old was picked up on a warrant for grand theft this week in Tampa and has been booked on a felony charge. According to police docs ... Sechrist loaded up a shopping cart with $1,034 worth of electronics in early October and left the store without paying, then tried to flee on his bicycle while pulling the cart full of goods behind him.

Cops say Sechrist was stopped by security and photographed before he bailed on the stolen items and took off on his bike. The incident was allegedly his fifth time stealing from the IKEA.

According to the docs ... cops worked with security staff at the store to review surveillance footage and match the suspect on camera with Sechrist, then obtained the warrant for his arrest on November 20. He was taken in without incident.

What's more interesting -- according to police -- is Sechrist's alleged theft occurred around the same time he was busted for drugs. We broke that story ... Sechrist was arrested for drug possession -- specifically felony possession of heroin and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

We're told he was released from jail earlier this month, but alas ... he's back again.

Jerod appeared in 3 "Deadliest Catch" episodes in 2016 and was memorable for having a hard time differentiating between male and female king crabs, which drew the ire of his crewmates.

Diane Lane, Piper Perabo Arrested in D.C. Joining Jane Fonda in Climate Change Protest

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Jane Fonda's seventh straight "Fire Drill Friday" climate change protest has led to more arrests ... and some new big names have been added to the list.

Diane Lane, Piper Perabo, and Amber Valletta joined Jane's force of environmental protesters in Washington D.C. Friday for a demonstration at the Supreme Court building ... and got hauled off in cuffs after refusing police orders to move.

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Before they were taken away, Diane and Amber told us it was their first time being arrested ... number 2 for Piper. "The Good Place" actor Manny Jacinto was also on hand but didn't get arrested.

Neither did Fonda -- for the third straight week. As you can see ... she scurries away when she starts feeling the heat from police.

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As we reported ... Jane's been arrested 4 times, but last Friday when the cops moved in she moved to higher ground and chanted with her comrades from a balcony in the Capitol.

We're told the folks behind FDF with Fonda are making sure she avoids her 5th arrest because it could result in serious consequences ... and they want her to be able to remain the weekly face of the movement.

The D.C. Attorney General's office declined to charge her for her previous 4 arrests ... but the 5th could be the one that lands her some significant jail time.

Lane, Perabo and Valletta can now wear an arrest badge of honor with Fonda, along with other Hollywood pals who've joined her ... like Sam Waterston, Ted Danson, Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener. Ben & Jerry protested too but didn't get arrested.

Jerry Sandusky Back In Court BAD MAN WALKING

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12:17 PM PT -- Sandusky's 30-60 year sentence was just upheld in court.

Afterward, the 75-year-old refused to comment to reporters on the scene.

Penn State villain Jerry Sandusky arrived to a Pennsylvania courtroom Friday to beg for a reduced sentence in his child molestation case ... and he was all smiles.

The 75-year-old disgraced football coach is currently serving 30-60 years in prison after he was found guilty of 45 counts of child sexual abuse back in 2012.

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Remember, Sandusky was convicted of using his youth charity, The Second Mile, to sexually assault 10 boys ... some of whom were raped at the Penn State campus.

But in February, a state court of appeals ruled that mandatory minimum prison sentencing were incorrectly applied in Sandusky's case ... which opens the door for a lighter sentence.

Sandusky will obviously beg for a significant reduction -- though it's unlikely he'll get a substantial decrease.

In other words, it's still more than likely he'll die in prison.

For his part, Sandusky has always maintained his innocence and has accused everyone from the victims to the media to the University of conspiring against him.

Originally Published -- 9:04 AM PT 

'ANTM' Contestant Dustin McNeer Arrested ... Allegedly Kicked GF Over Screenshot of Ex

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10:33 AM PT -- Sources close to the situation tell TMZ ... McNeer's girlfriend told cops the couple had an argument after he saw a screenshot of her ex on her phone. He allegedly took the phone from her, and kicked her in the chest when she tried to get it back.

We're told the GF claims he also pulled her hair and cut her finger when he snatched her keys. McNeer allegedly shattered the back of her phone during the altercation and she told cops he made threats to post explicit videos of her, as well.

As for why she waited several days before reporting the incident to cops ... our sources say she was hoping he'd apologize and things would improve, but that didn't happen.

Dustin McNeer -- best known for appearing on cycle 22 of "America's Next Top Model" -- has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman believed to be his girlfriend ... TMZ has learned.

Cops arrested McNeer Wednesday in Charlotte, NC after a 21-year-old woman reported him for domestic assault the day before ... according to police docs.

The model turned bodybuilder was booked on 2 misdemeanor charges -- one count of assault on a female, and one count of injury to personal property. Sources close to the situation tell us the female is McNeer's GF.

Cops say she told them the incident happened on November 8, and she suffered minor injuries, but did not get any medical treatment. She also claims her iPhone was also damaged during the alleged confrontation.

McNeer's being held on a $500 bond.

Dustin appeared on 'ANTM: Guys & Girls' in 2015 and finished in 7th place. He's since moved on to the world of bodybuilding.

Originally Published -- 9:11 AM PT

Jeffrey Epstein's Death 2 Prison Guards Plead Not Guilty ... to Falsifying Records

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1:48 PM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the 2 guards have pled not guilty to falsifying records on the night in question. They were released on $100k bail.

Two of the prison guards who were on watch when Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in his cell are now facing prison time, themselves, thanks to their arrest on a federal indictment.

According to new legal docs ... Tova Noel and Michael Thomas are both facing charges of falsifying the logs of exactly when they performed checks on Epstein's jail cell.

The feds claim Noel and Thomas were 2 of the guards on duty on August 10 from 12 AM to 8 AM, and during their watch, they were supposed to conduct 5 scheduled checks on Epstein.

The 2 guards allegedly completed slips stating they made those checks, but the feds say not a single one was actually carried through. According to the indictment, Noel and Thomas were at their desks in the common area using computers ... just 15 feet from Epstein's cell. BTW, they weren't doing work either ... the feds allege they were shopping for furniture and hunting down motorcycle deals and sports news.

The feds claim for a period of approximately 2 hours, the guards were sitting at their desks "without moving, and appeared to have been asleep."

Epstein was found dead at 6:33 AM alone in his cell with a noose around his neck ... according to the indictment. Both guards allegedly fessed up to a supervisor that they skipped their checks.

As we reported ... Epstein had attempted suicide a couple weeks prior in July, which is why he was placed in a special housing unit requiring extra supervision.

Thomas and Noel are now each facing one count of conspiracy to falsify records. That carried a max sentence of 5 years in prison. Additionally, Noel is charged with 5 counts of falsifying records while Thomas only got 3. Each of those also carries a max sentence of 5 years

Epstein's death was ruled a suicide by hanging according to the autopsy, but as we've reported ... his team has not ruled out a cover-up, and at least one forensic expert claims the autopsy is missing DNA evidence.

Originally Published -- 8:38 AM PT

MLB's Felipe Vazquez Accused of Child Pornography ... Hit with 21 New Felonies

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1:29 PM PT -- Vazquez's next court appearance has been set for late January -- and because he was denied bail, he'll remain in jail until that hearing.

More terrible allegations against MLB pitcher Felipe Vazquez -- the Pirates star has just been hit with multiple child pornography charges in his already disturbing child sex case.

The 28-year-old All-Star showed up to a Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday with shackles on his ankles and wrists ... and was reportedly looking to be released on bond after he was arrested back in September for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

But, not only did a judge not let him out of jail Tuesday -- prosecutors announced they were bringing 21 new charges against Vasquez.

Among the new crimes ... Vasquez has been hit with 10 counts of child pornography, 10 counts of unlawful contact with a minor and 1 count of corruption of minors.

In court docs, authorities say they found photos and videos of the alleged underage victim in "various stages of nudity" in Vazquez's phone.

All 21 charges are listed as 3rd-degree felonies ... which carry a maximum of 7 years in prison each if Vazquez is convicted.

As we previously reported, Vazquez is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl in his Ford Mustang in Pennsylvania back in 2017.

Officials say the MLB closer also sent the girl graphic videos and photos -- and told her in text messages he was planning to have sex with her again.

The texts were discovered by the alleged victim's mother -- who alerted police. Investigators say the images depicted numerous "unique and distinguishable" tattoos on his body ... which they were able to match to Vazquez through public images on the Internet.

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Cops claim Vazquez admitted to the crime during a Sept. 17 interrogation ... telling investigators he had "sex but not really" with the victim.

Vazquez was initially charged with 3 felonies in Pennsylvania -- including statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minors.

Vazquez is also facing 2 felony charges in the case in Florida -- where the alleged victim's mom initially reported the relationship to authorities.

Vazquez is a 2-time All-Star who had a great season for the Pirates in 2019. He signed a 4-year, $22.5 million contract in 2018.

Originally published -- 11:08 AM PT