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.
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.
NBA superstar Allen Iverson surrendered to Philadelphia police in July 2002 to face gun and assault raps, charges that were all subsequently dismissed by a Municipal Court judge.
Amy Fisher posed for this New York State Department of Correctional Services mug shot in September 1997, five years after pleading guilty to shooting her lover Joey Buttafuocos wife. The so-called Long Island Lolita was paroled from the Albion Correctional Facility in 1999.
Andre the Giant (aka Andre Roussimoff) was arrested by the Linn County, Iowa sheriff in August 1989 and charged with assault after the 540-pound wrestler allegedly roughed up a local TV cameraman.
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).
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.
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.
"American Idol" finalist Corey Clark was arrested in October 2002 by Kansas cops following a disturbance in his family's Topeka home. He was charged with a variety of misdemeanors, including battery on four law enforcement officers, battery on his sister, and endangering a child. Producers booted him from the second season of the show in March 2003 for not disclosing the arrest. In a June deal with prosecutors, Clark pleaded no contest to "obstructing legal process" and was sentenced to six months unsupervised probation and ordered to pay $116 in court costs. Two other misdemeanor counts were dropped as part of the plea agreement.