2006 – Willie Nelson is charged with drugs possession after being pulled over in Louisiana for a routine check. Police allegedly find 0.7g of marijuana and 91 grams of magic mushrooms on the country stoner’s bus. Willie’s Kewl factor just went way up.
2006 – American Idol contestant Derrell Brittenum surrenders to the Georgia police. Along with his twin brother Terrell, Brittenum performed on the hit show while being wanted on theft and forgery charges. Terrell and Derrell Brittenum caught in new ‘American Idol’ controversy By Christopher Rocchio, 01/17/2008 One American Idol mini-controversy apparently wasn’t enough for Terrell […]
2006 – Ex-teen star Leif Garrett is arrested for possession of drugs and attempting to travel on Los Angeles’ subway line without a ticket. Guess that answers the question of who the hell uses L.A.’s public transport system.
2006 – Troubled Babyshambles frontman/ex-Kate Moss squeeze Pete Doherty is arrested on suspicion of possessing Class A drugs and driving under the influence of drugs in London.
2005 – D’Angelo, the R&B singer who only makes an album every five years, is arrested for drunk driving and drug possession outside of Richmond, Va. Make that “an album every 10-20 years.”
2004 – Courtney Love enters a formal plea of “not guilty” to two charges of felony drug possession in Los Angeles after turning up an hour late for her court appearance.
2004 – Courtney Love is ordered by a Los Angeles judge to stand trial for two counts of drug possession. Love appears in court with a copy of The 48 Laws of Power and tells the judge she will be “on tour” the date of her next hearing.
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.
2004 – A bench warrant is issued for Courtney Love after she fails to appear at a hearing on felony drug possession charges in Los Angeles. Her attorney says her no-show was due to “security reasons.”
2003 – Courtney Love turns herself in to the Los Angeles police to face charges of possessing prescription the painkillers hydrocodone and oxycodone.
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.