Brian J Smith
Celebrities in Trouble: Drug Arrests of the Rich and Famous
Last year, 64 celebrities were arrested for drug use. Well-known musicians, actors and even athletes are among those who got caught using, buying or selling. Here are just a few of the major arrests from 2011:
- Montel Williams
Montel Williams - Photo by roberthuffstutter
Yes, the daytime talk show host (and medical marijuana advocate) was caught in the Milwaukee airport with drug paraphernalia. TSA caught a “smoking pipe” in William’s bag, arresting him on site. In the end, Williams paid a $450 fine and was on his way.
- Brooke Mueller
Brooke Mueller (in the black dress) - Photo by Ash90291
Charlie Sheen’s ex is finally taking his advice. Brooke Mueller, known for her roles in Wichhouse and Strictly Sexual, was arrested in Aspen for cocaine use. She was released from Pitkin County jail the next morning on an $11,000 bond.
- Terry Glenn
Terry Glenn's mugshot - Photo courtesy of Denton County
In January of last year, former Cowboys receiver, Terry Glenn, was arrested for driving under the influence and marijuana possession. This arrest was at least the fourth arrest since Glenn’s football career ended in 2008. He was released shortly after the arrest on a $3,000 bond.
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