After a disheartening season plagued by quarterback problems, the New York Jets have been busy in the 2013 off-season strengthening their offense. To this end, the Jets recently signed running back Michael Goodson, a journeyman player with a respectable record of 722 yards and three touchdowns over 40 games.
Actor Edward Walter Furlong, who is perhaps best remembered for his roles as the young John Connor in the sci-fi blockbuster Terminator 2: Judgment Day and as a would-be white supremacist in the Oscar-nominated film American History X, was arrested by deputies of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on May 16.
Wes Scantlin, lead singer of alternative metal band Puddle of Mudd, has been booked by law enforcement for the second time this month. The Missouri native’s latest arrest was supported by statements of several witnesses who claim Scantlin physically mistreated his former wife Jessica by shaking her and pulling her around by her arm.
Tim Lambesis, the singer for Christian heavy metal rock group As I Lay Dying, was arrested for allegedly paying an undercover agent to kill his wife. The prosecution says that Lambesis gave the agent an envelope with $1,000 in cash, photographs, an address, gate code and instructions on how to kill her.
A noted Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper, Layzie Bone was arrested on May 7 for failing to attend court hearings for traffic violations he received for driving without a valid license.
Wes Scantlin, the singer and frontman for rock band Puddle of Mudd, was pulled over on May 7 for speeding through Hollywood. When they checked his driver’s license information against the database, police officers found that he had two warrants out for his arrest related to previous drug charges as well as a separate traffic violation.
Noted former Nappy Roots rapper R. Prophet was arrested by Kentucky State Police on April 20th for disorderly conduct after his friend was charged with a DUI. The friend had been pulled over just before he was supposed to pick Prophet up, and officers told the former entertainer to stay by the side of the road but he failed to do so.
Jeffrey Wright, best known for appearing in films such as Casino Royale, Source Code, The Manchurian Candidate and Quantum of Solace, was arrested in New York City over the weekend for driving while intoxicated.
Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth were arrested this past Friday while in Atlanta, where Witherspoon is filming The Good Lie.
3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell has been arrested in the wake of a fatal car crash in Nashville, TN. Harrell was taken into police custody on Friday and charged with vehicular homicide and bringing controlled substances into a jail.