2005 – Victor Edward Willis, better known as the original cop with The Village People, is arrested in California for after police allegedly find a gun and drugs in his car.
2004 – Courtney Love turns herself in at a Los Angeles police station. The aging grunge princess became a wanted woman after failing to appear at arraignment to respond to a charge of felony assault with a deadly weapon.
2004 – Courtney Love is rushed to hospital in New York with what her lawyer calls “a gynecological medical condition.” Police were called to her New York apartment after it was reported she was throwing bottles from her window, and she is handcuffed to the hospital gurney. She misses her court date in Los Angeles, […]
2004 – Los Angeles police drop an investigation into child abuse claims dating back to the late 1980s made against Michael Jackson. The King of Pop still faces molestation allegations in Santa Barbara, Calif.
2004 – Phil Spector is arrested on This Day in Rock! Arguing over their business relationship, Phil and his chauffeur got into a slight knock down which ended in both trying to make a citizen’s arrest to the other.
2004 – An L.A. police officer testifies that Courtney Love appeared intoxicated and told him she had taken “hillbilly heroin,” or Oxycontin, the night she was arrested for drugs possession. The ex-Hole singer denies the charges.
2003 – In an interview with 60 Minutes, Michael Jackson denies allegations of child abuse, saying, “”Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.” He also claims he was roughed up by the Santa Barbara police after he turned himself in to face charges earlier this month.
2003 – The Who’s Pete Townshend tells a London newspaper he contemplated suicide after police arrested him for accessing a kiddie porn Web site. Charges were later dropped.
2003 – Over a hundred police Police are called to a Marilyn Manson concert in Kansas City after fans push down a security barrier twice and the shock-rocker abruptly ends his show.
2003 – Courtney Love turns herself in to the Los Angeles police to face charges of possessing prescription the painkillers hydrocodone and oxycodone.
2003 – Sting publishes the first volume of his autobiography, Broken Music. The tome takes Gordon Sumner from his childhood in Newcastle up to the early days of the Police.
2003 – Jagged Edge singer Kyle Norman turns himself in to face charges of drugs and weapons possession. Police found 13 pounds of marijuana at his Decatur, Georgia, home.