Wednesday, December 31, 2008


By Ed Gauthier
Dean Of
DUI Dummies

Not wishing to turn this blog into yet another dull DUI celeb collection, like so many others out there are, we thought we'd instead get rid of most of them every once in awhile in one big post. And so, here we go.

Remember all those great busts from this first decade of the 21st century? Well, we sure do! Going back in time from this year (2008) to 2002, here's a triple dozen (that's 36) of our favorites:


Heather Locklear
(September 28, 2008)
Actress Heather Locklear was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of controlled substances.
(Photo: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept.)

Andy Dick
Comedian Andy Dick arrested for suspicion of drug possession and sexual battery.
(Photo: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Vanilla Ice
(April 11, 2008)
Rapper Vanilla Ice, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, is shown after his arrest on a battery charge.
(Photo: Palm Beach Sheriff's Office)

Richie Sambora
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
(Photo: Police Laguna Beach Police Department)

Dawn Wells
(March 12, 2008)
Actress Dawn Wells was arrested on three misdemeanor counts: driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.
(Photo: Teton County Sheriff's Department)

Heidi Fleiss
(February 7, 2008)
Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss arrested on charges of illegal possession of prescription drugs and driving under the influence.
(Photo: Nye County Sheriff's Office)


Mischa Barton
Actress Mischa Barton arrested for misdemeanor drunken driving and driving without a license.
(Photo: L.A. County Sheriff's Department)

Kiefer Sutherland
(December 5, 2007)
Actor Kiefer Sutherland was arrested for racking up a second drunken driving arrest in three years.
He was found guilty and sentenced to 48 days in jail.
(Photo: Glendale Police Department)

Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan was arrested on a drunk driving charge.
(Photo: Lynwood, California Police Department)

Mickey Rourke
(November 8, 2007)
Mickey Rourke was arrested for driving under the influence.
(Photo: Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department)

Shia LaBeouf
(November 5, 2007)
Actor Shia LeBeouf was arrested one late night after he refused to leave a Chicago Walgreens store.
(Photo: Chicago Police Department)

Kid Rock
(October 23, 2007)
Musician Kid Rock was arrested following a brawl at a Waffle House in Atlanta.
(Photo: Dekalb, Georgia Sheriff's Office)

O.J. Simpson
(September 17, 2007)
Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson after his arrest in connection with an alleged armed robbery in a hotel room. (Photo: Las Vegas Police Department)

U.S. Sen. Larry Craig
(August 28, 2007)
U.S. Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID) was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on misdemeanor charges stemming from complaints of lewd conduct in a men's room at the airport.
(Photo: Metropolitan Airports Commission Police Department, Minneapolis-St. Paul)

Mindy McCready
(July 23, 2007)
Country singer Mindy McCready was charged with battery and resisting arrest.
(Photo: Lee County, FL, Sheriff's Office

Lindsay Lohan
(July 25, 2007)
Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested for misdemeanor driving under the influence and with a suspended license, and felony cocaine possession.
(Photo: Santa Monica, CA Police Department)

David Faustino
(May 24, 2007)
Actor David Faustino (AKA Bud Bundy of Married With Children) arrested following his arrest for a disorderly intoxication charge.
(Photo: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

Joe Francis
(April 11, 2007)
Girls Gone Wild producer Joe Francis was arrested on contempt of court charges after lawyers for seven women complained he shouted obscenities and threatened them during civil suit settlement negotiations.
(Photo: Bay County, FL Sheriff's Office)

Ryan O'Neal
(February 4, 2007)
Ryan O'Neal was arrested after being accused of assaulting his adult son Griffin with a handgun during a fight in the actor's Malibu home.
(Photo: Los Angeles Country Sheriff's Department)

Mike Tyson
(February 7, 2007)
Boxer Mike Tyson after his arrest on charges of drug possession and driving under the influence of drugs.
(Photo Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff's Department)


Nicole Richie
(December 12, 2006)
Reality TV star (The Simple Life) Nicole Richie after her arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.
(Photo: Glendale Police Department)

Daniel Baldwin
(November 14, 2006)
Actor Daniel Baldwin arrested on suspicion of stealing an SUV.
(Photo: Orange County Sheriffs Department)

Michelle Rodriguez
(August 1, 2006)
Actress Michelle Rodriguez (of Lost) was arrested for drunk driving.
(Photo: Honolulu Police Department)

Edward Willis
(April 12, 2006)
Former Village People cop Victor Edward Willis arrested on drug-related charges.
(Photo San Mateo County, CA Sheriff's Office)

Leif Garrett
(January 19, 2006)
1970s pop singer Leif Garrett arrested for possession of heroin. He was originally detained for allegedly trying to ride the subway without a ticket.
(Photo: Los Angeles Sheriff's Office)


Kid Rock
(April 20, 2005)
Singer Kid Rock after being arrested on charges that he punched a disc jockey at a strip club.
(Photo: Nashville, TN Police Department)


Macaulay Culkin
(October 14, 2004)
Actor Macaulay Culkin was arrested in Oklahoma City on charges of possession of marijuana and prescription pills (for "anxiety")..
(Photo: Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office)

Jason Patric
(March 31, 2004)
Actor Jason Patric arrested on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors, in Austin, Texas.
(Photo: Austin Police Department)

James Brown
(January 29, 2004)
Soul singer James Brown arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence.
(Photo: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)


Jack White
(December 31, 2003)
Jack White of the band White Stripes on charges of misdemeanor aggravated assault.
(Photo: Detroit Police)

Michael Jackson
(December 17, 2003)
Michael Jackson's booking photo and personal information after one of his arrests on child molestation charges.
(Photo: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department)

George Clinton
(December 18, 2003)
Funk music pioneer George Clinton after being charged with possession of crack cocaine.
(Photo: Leon County Jail)

Glen Campbell
(December 17, 2003)
Singer Glen Campbell arrested on charges of extreme drunken driving, hit and run, and suspicion of assaulting a police officer.
(Photo: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

Nick Nolte
(June 16, 2004)
Actor Nick Nolte after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence in Malibu, Calif.
(Photo: California Highway Patrol)

Wynonna Judd
(December 17, 2003)
Country singer Wynonna Judd was arrested on a drunken driving charge in Nashville, TN, in 2003.
(Photo: Nashville Police Department)


Robert Blake
Actor Robert Blake after being charged with the murder of his wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley. Blake was found not guilty in March 2005.
(Photo: Los Angeles, CA police Department)