2002 – A man identifying himself as Kid Rock’s personal assistant is charged with felony and misdemeanor drug possession after a traffic stop on Rock’s tour bus on the Florida Turnpike. Officers find a small amount of cocaine, two marijuana cigarettes, a glass pipe, and rolling papers on Kevin J. McMahon’s person and in his […]
2001 – Vanilla Ice is arrested and spends the night in jail in Broward County, Florida after a fight with his wife in his truck.
2000 – Convicts at Denver County Jail in Colorado go on the rampage after the VCR breaks down during a screening of Jennifer Lopez’s The Cell.
2000 – the chauffeur who drove Puff Daddy and his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez from a night-club after a shooting was reported to be co-operating with prosecutors. Puff Daddy faced up to 15 years in jail for allegedly pulling a gun in a New York club.
1999 – British rock star Gary Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, 55, pleads guilty at Bristol Crown Court in England, to 54 counts of taking and possessing indecent photographs of underage children. Glitter is sentenced to four months in jail after admitting to the offenses that took place between January 1997 and November 1997.
1999 – Stone Temple Pilot Scott Weiland is sentenced to a year in jail for a probation violation.
1999 – Marcel Avram, the 61-year-old German concert promoter jailed for three and a half years in December 1997 after being convicted on charges of tax evasion, is unexpectedly freed. He had been in poor health since being incarcerated.
1995 – Rap musician Tupac Shakur is released from prison on $1.4 million bail, just eight months after a judge sentenced him to a jail term of up to 4 years for sexual assault. Shakur, 23, is released pending an appeal of his conviction.
1994 – Rapper Tupac Shakur begins a 15-day jail term for attacking director Allen Hughes.
1991 – Randy Jackson is sentenced in Los Angeles to a month in jail for violating probation. The 30-year-old brother of superstar Michael Jackson had pleaded no contest in January to charges of beating his wife.
1989 – After stacks of money are found inside James Brown’s cell, the troubled Soul Brother No. 1 is moved from a minimum-security jail to a medium-security one. It was good to be the godfather of soul! hacha