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.
Many celebrities enjoy lives of luxury and leisure. They bask in the spotlight and take advantage of all the privileges that being rich and famous offers. However, not all celebrities have it so good. Even some of America’s favorite stars find themselves facing the judge after legal troubles.
Despite leading charmed lives, some of America’s most popular celebrities find themselves embroiled in serious legal trouble from time to time. After court cases end or pleas are entered, many celebrities must face the judge for sentencing. Here’s the roundup of celebrity sentencing stories that hit the news in the past two weeks.
Edward Furlong was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of domestic abuse.
Ex-major-leaguer Milton Bradley could receive up to 13 years behind bars after being charged Friday, January 11 with 13 criminal counts against estranged wife Monique. The former LA Dodger outfielder was charged with four counts of spousal battery, two of assault with a deadly weapon, four of criminal threats, two of vandalism and one of witness tampering, according to the City Attorney’s Office.
Despite the relative luxury in which they live, many celebrities end up in serious legal trouble. For these unlucky ones, sentencing is both a very frightening and public event. Here’s a look at the celebrities who have faced judges over the past two weeks.
For many celebrities, fame and fortune come with big-time legal troubles. Each year, dozens of celebrities face jail sentences, probation and hefty fines in connection with legal wrongdoing. Here’s the round up of this past week’s celebrity sentencing news — and it seems as if the courts were busier than usual!
Rapper Flava Flav was arrested yesterday in Las Vegas on domestic violence charges. He was taken into police custody around 3:30 a.m. and booked on felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor domestic violence, a.k.a. battery.
Former NFL running back Larry Johnson was recently arrested in Las Vegas for domestic abuse. Within a week, Johnson was charged with felony domestic battery. His alleged victim was an ex-girlfriend, who suffered bruises and scratches around her neck.
Former WWE star Tammy “Sunny” Sytch has been arrested again for criminal charges related to domestic violence. This is the wrestler’s fifth arrest for similar charges since her law-breaking bender began on September 11, 2012.