Arrests Headlines

  • Elizabeth Smart's Kidnapper Wanda Barzee Released from Utah Prison

    Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper is a free woman again -- Wanda Barzee got out of a Utah state prison, and was spotted chowing down shortly thereafter.  Barzee was carrying a salad and a banana on Wednesday as she walked into a halfway house.…

  • Rapper Plies Arrested at Tampa Airport After Gun Found in Carry-On Bag

    Plies was arrested after a gun was found in his carry-on bag as he was trying to board a plane in Tampa ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the rapper was getting a bag scanned Wednesday morning at Tampa International Airport…

  • Malaysia anti-graft agency arrests former leader Najib Razak

    Malaysia's anti-graft agency said it arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund and that he will face further charges in court. The agency said Najib was detained at its office and will be taken to court on...

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  • Demi Lovato's Drug Dealer Has a Warrant Out for His Arrest

    The man who admittedly gave Demi Lovato the drugs that led to her overdose is now a wanted man ... TMZ has learned. The L.A. County D.A.'s Office tells us a judge issued a bench warrant for Brandon Johnson -- but not for Demi ... it's…

  • Young Thug Wants Info on Possible Snitches in His Georgia Drug Case

    Young Thug thinks there might be a rat or two spilling the tea to cops in his Georgia drug case -- so he's asking a judge to order prosecutors to expose them. YT's lawyers are demanding any and all info related to potential snitches who might've…

  • Indian police arrest nurse after woman’s death in abortion

    Indian police have arrested a nurse for trying to perform an abortion on a 28-year-old woman who died at her home in southern India

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  • Tiger Woods Off Probation a Month Early for DUI

    Tiger Woods can throw back a celebratory cocktail or 2 because he's off probation for his DUI ... TMZ has learned. Eldrick's probation was terminated by a judge a month earlier than expected because he "successfully completed all regular and special…

  • NASCAR CEO Brian France Pleads Not Guilty In Oxy & DUI Case

    NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France ain't exactly rolling over in his DWI and Oxycodone possession case ... 'cause he pled not guilty to multiple charges in an NY court. France -- who's currently on a leave of absence from NASCAR -- was arrested…

  • Burkina Faso arrests 30 over illegal female circumcisions

    Burkina Faso authorities have jailed more than 30 adults after they carried out botched female genital mutilation on nearly 60 infants and girls who have been hospitalized. Viviane Ursule Sanou, head of the National Secretariat against Circumcision, said Tuesday the banned procedure was...

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  • Argentina's Fernandez charged, arrest sought

    A federal judge indicted former President Cristina Fernandez on Monday and asked for her arrest for allegedly heading a corruption scheme that collected bribes from business leaders in exchange for public work contracts. The decision by Judge Claudio Bonadio published by Argentina's...

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  • Dorial Green-Beckham Pleads Guilty to Drunk Drinking

    Ex-NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has pled guilty to misdemeanor DWI stemming from a December arrest in Missouri ... TMZ Sports has learned.  The story behind the arrest is crazy ...  The 25-year-old had gotten a call around 3 AM…

  • Dallas officer arrested in slaying moves out of apartment

    A white Dallas police officer has moved out of the apartment complex where she shot and killed her black neighbor inside his own home. TV station WFAA reports that apartment staff informed other residents in the building of Amber Guyger's move in a Sunday email. It is unclear if she...

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  • Argentina’s Fernandez charged, arrest sought

    Former Argentine leader Fernandez charged with being head of an illegal association that collected bribes in exchange for public work contracts

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  • US border agent in Texas confesses to 4 killings, police say

    LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor who confessed to killing four women and assaulting a fifth who managed to escape remained in jail Monday, police said in court

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  • 'The 100' Star Marie Avgeropoulos Charged with Domestic Violence

    Marie Avgeropoulos -- known for playing a post-apocalyptic juvenile delinquent on CW's hit sci-fi show -- is facing some real-life legal trouble now ... a charge for allegedly attacking her boyfriend. "The 100" star's been hit with one count of…

  • Turkey: Police release 275 airport construction workers

    Istanbul’s governor says police have released 275 workers a day after hundreds were detained following a protest denouncing poor working conditions at the city’s new airport
  • ICE agent in Oregon arrested on sodomy charges

    The Oregon State Police says that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, the Oregonian/ reported. Officials said a statement that Blake V. Northway, a 55-year-old who lives in Medford, was taken into custody Thursday...

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  • California police officer suspected of sexual assault

    Authorities say a central California police officer has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting two women. The Fresno Bee reports Woodlake Police officer Oscar Robles was arrested Thursday. He could face charges including penetration with a foreign object and assault under...

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