Some redneck arrested for running someone over with a tractor.
Vincent Margera, better known as Don Vito on the MTV show "Viva La Bam," was arrested by Colorado cops in August 2006 and charged with two felony counts of sexual assault on a child. According to police, Bam Margera's 50-year-old uncle inappropriately touched two girls (ages 12 and 14) while signing autographs at a mall. Margera, who faces up to two years in prison if convicted of the charges, spent about a week in the Jefferson County Jail (where he posed for the below mug shot) before posting $50,000 bond.
Akon (real name: Aliaune Damala Thiam) opted for a preppy look when he posed for the below mug shot in upstate New York in December 2007. The 34-year-old R&B singer was photographed by Town of Fishkill police after he appeared in court to enter a not guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest stemmed from a June incident at Dutchess Stadium where Akon tossed a 15-year-old fan off the stage after the boy was apparently fingered for throwing something at the performer.
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.
Rapper 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) was photographed in August 1994 while serving time in a New York State Department of Correctional Services shock incarceration program. 50, then 19, had pleaded guilty to felony charges of peddling heroin and crack cocaine.
Microsoft boss Bill Gates was photographed by the Albuquerque, New Mexico police in 1977 after a traffic violation (details of which have been lost over time).
NBA star Jason Kidd was arrested by Paradise Valley, Arizona police in January 2001 and charged with domestic abuse. Kidd pleaded guilty and was ordered to attend anger management classes.
Now that John Gotti's pushing up daisies at St. John's Cemetery, all we have to remind us of the Dapper Don are these mug shots--pictures, shattered pictures of the smiles we left behind.
Brian Hugh Warner (aka Marilyn Manson) was charged with criminal sexual conduct after doing the grind on the head of a security guard during a July 2001 concert in suburban Detroit. The rock star pleaded no contest to a reduced misdemeanor charge, for which he paid a $4000 fine.
Matthew McConaughey was arrested by Austin, Texas police in October 1999 and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a neighbor called to complain about music blaring from the actors crib. When cops arrived , they found McConaughey dancing around in the buff and playing bongo drums. The drug charges against McConaughey were eventually dropped, though the star did plead guilty to violating Austins noise ordinance, for which he paid a $50 fine.