Jared Lee Loughner wore a chilling smile while his photo was taken for his official mugshot. Loughner had just been arrested on suspicion of killing 6 people and injuring 14 more in Tucson, Arizona over the weekend.
Loughner, 22, heard formal charges on Monday, before Magistrate Judge Lawrence Anderson. He is charged with five counts of murder and attempted murder. The charges include the assassination attempt of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D). The congresswoman is in critical condition, though she is stable at present.
The tragic event has swept the nation, sparking hot debate on all-day news networks. For what it’s worth, Jared Lee Loughner is a registered Independent. He did not vote in 2008.
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Jaime Pressly has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).
The My Name Is Earl star was taken into custody in Los Angeles last night after police performed a sobriety test when they pulled her over for allegedly committing a traffic violation at approximately 11pm, according to TMZ. Law enforcement officials have not confirmed the 33-year-old actress' blood-alcohol level, although her bail - which is normally $5,000 - has been set for $15,000, which usually only occurs when a person is over .15 per cent. The legal limit in the state is .08 per cent.
Pressly is reported to have been alone in the car at the time of her arrest and there were no drugs found in the vehicle.
A new month means a new drug-related arrest for Paris Hilton.
The hotel heiress kicked off her weekend with a brief stint in jail last night after cocaine was discovered in her purse. The 29-year-old and and boyfriend Cy Waits were initially pulled over by Las Vegas police when suspected marijuana smoke was seen blowing out of their car. Waits, who was the driver, was later booked for a DUI (influence of drugs) while Paris was held for possession.
Hilton, who secured celebrity lawyer David Chesnoff as her attorney, was released on her recognizance a short time later without having to post any bail. According to TMZ, the socialite plans to use the “It Wasn’t My Purse” defense as her excuse.
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The mood wasn’t particularly festive in Charlie Sheen‘s household today.
Early Christmas morning, the Two and a Half Men star was arrested by police in Aspen, Colorado on domestic violence-related charges. Authorities responded to a home around 8:30 AM when Brooke Mueller, Charlie’s wife of 2 1/2 years, placed a 911 call.
While the circumstances of the incident are still unclear, the actor was booked for second degree assault and menacing (both felonies) and criminal mischief. The 44-year-old has since been let go from the Pitkin County Jail after posting $8500 bond.
According to Sheen’s publicist, the situation might not be as it seems. “Do not be mislead by appearance. Appearance and reality can be as different as night and day. It would benefit everyone not to jump to any conclusion,” Stan Rosenfield said.
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The CW managed to keep these mug shots under wraps under after their new hit series, The Vampire Diaries, premiered - but only just. Hours after the show created a stir on the network, these photos magically made it to the Internet.
Nina Dobrev, Sara Canning, Candice Accola and Kayla Ewell, all stars of the show, were busted on August 22 along with Tyler Shields (who was taking photos) and Krystal Vayda, an actress who isn’t part of the show’s cast.
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UPDATE: According to TMZ, Donovan told police that he made the mistake of “drinking Benadryl with 3 glasses of wine.”
Actor Jeffrey Donovan was burned by cops earlier this month after an arrest in Florida.
The Burn Notice star was pulled over in Miami Beach on July 12 for suspicion of DUI. According to TMZ, the 41-year-old was booked then released several hours later. No word on any possible breathalyzer tests at this point.
Donovan’s show currently airs Thursday nights @ 9:00 on the USA network.
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UPDATE: Thanks to a plea deal, Heather has been given three years probation.
Three months after seeking treatment for anxiety and depression, actress Heather Locklear was arrested for a DUI. The 47-year-old was detained by the California Highway Patrol on Friday after a witness called 911.
Locklear, who was originally spotted driving erratically in a parking lot, was later seen parked on the side of the highway. According to the police report, “The citizen became concerned when Ms. Locklear exited her vehicle and stumbled into the traffic lane.”
This incident happened almost exactly 6 months after Heather’s ex-husband, Richie Sambora, was pulled over for drunk driving.
Although alcohol was not a factor in Locklear’s case, it’s believed the disoriented star had been under the influence of prescription medication at the time. Heather was later booked at the Santa Barbara CHP office where she eventually posted $5000 bail.
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UPDATE: Robinson has reportedly entered a “tentative guilty plea” in court. This will allow him 18 months to complete a drug counseling program.
Believe it or not, a Hollywood-related arrest can go unnoticed for quite some time.
According to TMZ, Craig Robinson, one of the star’s of Pineapple Express, was pulled over back in June after committing a traffic violation. After searching the vehicle, the actor was subsequently arrested for drug possession.
Robinson, who also plays Darryl in The Office, has since been charged by the L.A County D.A.‘s office for possession of meth and ecstasy and being under the influence of cocaine, amphetamines and cannabinoids.
Coincidentally, this news comes shortly after Shelley Malil, an actor who starred in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, was arrested for stabbing his girlfriend. Should we now start blaming these two incidents on the Curse of Steve Carell?
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UPDATE: Dick has since pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and marijuana possession
Less Than Perfect. Sounds about right.
At around 1 a.m this morning, comedian Andy Dick was arrested in Murietta, CA after a drunken incident in a parking lot. The former ABC star was outside the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant when he allegedly assaulted a female.
According to the report, the 42-year-old approached two girls and then grabbed the shirt of a 17-year-old. The victim’s breasts were exposed after her tank top and bra were both pulled down.
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You can’t exactly blame the poor girl. Valentine’s Day does tend to do crazy things to people.
Just this Wednesday, actress Bai Ling (Red Corner) was arrested at LAX after trying to pilfer a some magazines and batteries at an airport store. What would have cost the Entourage star only $16 earned her a trip to the local police station.
Ling, 37, now explains that her surprising behavior was related to man issues. She told E! News she had just broken up with her boyfriend shortly before she was scheduled to board her flight. Apparently she was in an emotional state when she lifted the goods. I guess the prospect of being alone on a romantic holiday can make anyone do irrational things.
Sadly, what I find more interesting than the misdemeanor offense is the photographic results. While some people may criticize her sad appearance, I actually found the mug shot to be quite refreshing. It was the first time she actually didn’t scare me. To see why I say this, check out some of her choice get-ups after the jump:
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