George Clinton, the colorful singer known as Dr. Funkenstein, was busted in December 2003 by Florida cops and charged with possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. The 62-year-old Parliament-Funkadelic founder, who owns a home in Tallahassee, spent less than an hour in the Leon County Jail before coming up with the $2650 he needed to bond out.
Vince Vaughn was arrested by North Carolina cops in April 2001 and charged with fighting in public for his part in a brawl outside a New Hanover County bar (the movie star was in town working on the film "Domestic Disturbance"). During the melee, fellow actor Steve Buscemi was stabbed several times. Vaughn entered a no contest plea and the minor charge was dropped six months later.
Inga Marchand, better known as the rapper Foxy Brown, was arrested in February 2007 after she allegedly went nuts at a beauty supply store in Pembroke Pines, Florida. According to police, an employee of Queen Beauty Supply spotted Marchand "utilizing beauty products" in the store's bathroom and told the performer that the shop was closed. The temperamental Marchand allegedly responded by spitting on the worker and throwing hair glue at him. When cops responded to a 911 call, Marchand swatted an officer's hand away and began "swinging her arms and struggling" with the cop, who was "forced to utilize a takedown maneuver to gain control" of the rapper. Marchand was charged with battery and obstruction of justice and was booked into the Broward County lockup, where a sheriff's representative snapped the below mug shot.
Former NBA star Charles Barkley was arrested by Milwaukee police in December 1991 for allegedly punching a man in the face. In June 1992, a jury acquitted him of the assault charge.
O.J. Simpson pictured here after murdering Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
Tupac Shakur was photographed by the New York State Department of Correctional Services in March 1995. The rap star, convicted in December 1994 of the felony sexual abuse of a female fan, spent a few months upstate before being bailed out by producer Suge Knight. Shakur, who was sentenced to 1-1/2-to-4-1/2 years in the can, was murdered in September 1996.
Music producer P. Diddy, Puffy, Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puff (real name: Sean Combs) was arrested by the NYPD in December 1999 and charged with possession of a firearm following a shooting at a Manhattan nightclub. Police pulled over Combs, who was fleeing with an entourage that included his then girlfriend Jennifer Lopez, and found a gun under the front seat of his Lincoln.
Tommy Lee was arrested by North Carolina cops in October 1999 and charged with assault and inciting a riot with ethnic animosity (the alleged crimes occurred during a concert). In March 2000, Pam's ex pleaded no contest to simple assault and was sentenced to 18 months probation.
Christian Slater was arrested at New Yorks John F. Kennedy Airport in December 1994 and charged with criminal possession of a weapon (the actor had packed a piece). Slater reached a plea agreement in early-1995 that required him to spend three days working with homeless children.