In October 1999, Tommy Lee was arrested in North Carolina after instigating a riot during the 1997 concert at Greensboro Coliseum. Allegedly Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx made racial comments directed toward a black guard and suggested to the crowd to attack him. Sixx and Lee were to said to have poured beer over the guard’s head.
Lee avoided arrest in 1997, but returned in 1999 with his attorney and was served with charges of felony riot with ethnic animosity and simple assault, a misdemeanor. He pleaded no contest to simple assault and was sentenced to 18 months probation.
In July 2001, during a show in Michigan, Manson was charged with criminal sexual assault after he allegedly rubbed his pelvis on a security guard’s head. Michigan prosecutor told reporters, “Manson is charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, which is an unlawful touching of another person in a sexual manner and one count of assault and battery for him spitting on a security guard, who, ironically was there for his protection.
The prosecutor added, “During an act of the performance, Marilyn Manson, who was wearing a G-string, began to rub his genital area and masturbate over his clothing. As he approached the security guard, who was facing towards the audience to keep people off the stage, he then spit on him and then sat down and wrapped his legs around him in a headlock if you will, and then began to gyrate rubbing his genitals against the head and back and neck area of the security guard.”
McQueen was arrested for drunk driving in 1972 in Anchorage, Alaska.
In 1961, Pacino was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, but the charges were later dropped. He told the police he was on his way to an acting job and needed the weapon for the skit. He was 21-years-old when this mug shot was taken.
In 1938, a 23-year-old Frank Sinatra was arrested in Bergen County, N.J. on charges of seduction and adultery. According to the FBI reports, “On the second and ninth days of November 1938 at the Borough of Lodi” and “under the promise of marriage” Sinatra “did then and there have sexual intercourse with the said complainant, who was then and there a single female of good repute.” This, the charge stated, was “contrary and in violation of the revised statute of 1937.” The charges were later dismissed when it was determined that the woman involved was married.
Steve-O was arrested in August 2002 in Louisiana for a stunt during a nightclub performance where he stapled his scrotum to his thigh and in the process exposed himself.He was charged with obscenity and accessory to second-degree battery in another incident that involved a bouncer in the club ramming the head of one of the patrons into the bar. In a plea agreement, he received a year’s probation and was forbidden to perform in Terrebonne Parish.
In May 2003, Glover was in Stockholm, Sweden and bragged to a reporter that he swallowed a condom filled with marijuana. Sweden has very tough drug laws and promptly arrested Glover. He was fined and released after pleading guilty to two counts of drug possession.