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Busted! Music arrests in 2010

2010-12-23 10:29

DMX - Violating his probation by using illegal drugs and not complying with his treatment plan. Brother be losing his mind up in here.

Pete Doherty - Possession of cocaine. Just like Willie Nelson Month in the states (see below), there must similarly be a Pete Doherty month in England. Dewey didn't want none of this.

Richard Finch – The former KC and the Sunshine Band man was accused of having sex with a teenage boy.

Jub Jub – The local music star is currently on trial for his involvement in a driving incident that resulted in the death of four schoolchildren.


Marion "Suge" Knight - Assault with a deadly weapon. It is unclear whether the charges were substantiated, though.


Vince Neil – DUI... with 0.08 blood alcohol level = misdemeanor drunken driving and speeding. Dukktah FEEEELGOOOODD!!!!

Kid Cudi - Criminal mischief and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Kids these days.


Ice-T - Arrested for reportedly driving with a suspended license.  The charges were later dismissed, and the incident was put down to a clerical error. O.G.

Bryan Adams – No that THAT Bryan Adams. The Color Me Badd singer was arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of harassment. Besides the music, that is.

Foxy Brown - Violating a court order by baring her buttocks while in an argument with a neighbour. Commenting on this incident is too easy.

George Michael - Drug and driving charges after crashing his car into a building. Wham!


Faith Evans – Stopped at a checkpoint and charged with misdemeanour drunken driving.


Bruno Mars - Possession of cocaine. No jokes about being on another planet here. Nope. Mars.

T.I.  – Possession of ecstasy, testing positive for opiates and associating with a convicted felon. Rappers associating with felons? Who knew?


Willie Nelson - Marijuana possession. Seriously, busting Willie Nelson for dagga is like a "season" in the police year. "It's Willie Nelson Month. Send in the rookie."  Willie has been busted annually since '76...  1876.


Phil Rudd - Cannabis possession. The AC/DC man was convicted, which potentially makes international touring and travel difficult.

Which other musicians fell foul of the law this year? Tell us.

Every year, dozens of celebrities get into scraps with the law. We decided to do a quick recap of some of music's most notable arrests in 2010. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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