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Former Child Actor and Star of “The Sandlot” Arrested

Marty York Mugshot

Marty York Mugshot

On Easter Sunday, Marty York – a child actor who may be best known as Yeah-Yeah in The Sandlot – was arrested after an argument with his girlfriend during which he allegedly hit her.

York has now been charged with one felony county of domestic battery.  If convicted, York could get up to five years in prison and fines for thousands of dollars.

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May 6, 2009 Posted by | assault, Domestic Violence, Under Arrest | , , , | 1 Comment

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Assault Charges

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Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty

On Monday, Chris Brown entered a plea of “not guilty” to charges of felony assault and making criminal threats.  Brown was charged back in March by Los Angeles County prosecutors, was was charged with the crimes against victim noted in court records as “Robyn F”.

Singer Rihanna, who was Chris Brown’s girlfriend at the time of the assualt and whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, had her lawyer at the hearing, and noted that “[Rihanna] would be pleased if this was over quickly” and would testify if need be.

If found guilty, Brown could spend up to five years in prison. After Brown entered his plea, he left quickly along with defense attorney Mark Geragos, who had no comment.

April 7, 2009 Posted by | Celebrity, Domestic Violence, Under Arrest | , , , , | Leave a comment

Suge Knight Pleads Guilty in Las Vegas Justice Court

In a follow up to our story about Suge Knight alleged assault on his girlfriend in Las Vegas, Knight took a plea deal in the Las Vegas Justice Court on Wednesday.

Knight plead guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic batter.  The guilty admission comes with a $340 fine, forty-eight hours of community service, and he will have to attend domestic violence counseling.

As part of deal, two counts of felony drug possession and a charge of felony coercion were dropped, which the Las Vegas Sun says is partially due to the fact that the prosecutors can not find their main witness.

February 20, 2009 Posted by | assault, Attack, Domestic Violence | , , , | Leave a comment

Rihanna Named as Victim in Chris Brown Domestic Violence Case

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Singer Rihanna has named as the previously unnamed woman who was the victim of a domestic violence attack by boyfriend Chris Brown early Sunday morning.

Police on the scene call the attack “horrific” and that photos taken of Rihanna before she was removed from the scene show “devastating proof of abuse”.

Brown turned himself in later on Sunday, and was released on $50,000 bail.  He has a court date set for March 5th.

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February 10, 2009 Posted by | assault, Domestic Violence, Under Arrest | , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Chris Brown No-Show At Grammys After Domestic Violence Allegation

R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday morning after an alleged domestic violence dispute with a woman who has not yet been identified.  Police say that Brown and the woman were in a car by Hollywood’s Hancock Park when they became involved in an argument. The argument then escalated as the two exited their car.  When police arrived on the scene responding to a 911 call,  they found the woman at the scene, but Brown had left.  Police say that the woman “suffered visible injuries and identified Brown as her attacker.”

Brown was picked up later Sunday night, and booked on charges of criminal threats. Brown was later released on $50,000 bail. A court date of March 5th has been set, and the LAPD noted that “at the time the case is presented to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, additional charges may be filed.”

February 9, 2009 Posted by | Attack, Domestic Violence | , , | 1 Comment

Contestant from A Shot At Love 2 Arrested for Alleged Domestic Violence

Chad Tulik Mugshot

Chad Tulik Mugshot

Chad Tulik, who was a former “contestant” on the Tila Tequila dating show A Shot At Love, has been arrested on domestic violence charges for allegedly beating up his girlfriend.

Tulik was arrested early Friday January 6th after cops were called in by neighbors who reported that a loud argument sounded like it was becoming physical. Cops arrived on the scene and entered the residence to find Tulik’s girlfriend with visible injuries.

Tulik was booked on multiple charges including felony assault, dissuading a witness and vandalism due to the allegation that he smashed his girlfriend’s iPhone when she tried to call the cops.

Tulik is currently being held, with a $50,000 bail.

February 6, 2009 Posted by | Celebrity Wannabe, Domestic Violence, Under Arrest | , , , , | 1 Comment

Alleged Domestic Violence Leads to Order of Protection for Hayden Panettiere’s Mom

Hayden Panettiere in Middle of Domestic Violence Case

Hayden Panettiere in Middle of Domestic Violence Case

A family law judge in the domestic violence case against Alan Panettiere, father of Hayden, is the real “hero” today, as he has filed an order of protection against him for the misdemeanor battery charges he is facing from an alleged fight with his wife in August.

The protection order states that Alan is not to “harass, strike, threaten, assault (sexually or otherwise), follow, stalk [or] molest” Lesley. Alan is due in court for the actual arraignment on December 11th and remains free on $50,000 bail.

October 15, 2008 Posted by | Domestic Violence, Family Law | , , | Leave a comment

DJ Lethal Found Not Guilty of Domestic Violence Against Nicole Eggert

After a three day trial in L.A. criminal court, DJ Lethal (of House of Pain and Limp Bizkit; real name Leor Dimant) was found not guilty of domestic abuse charges filed by ex-girlfriend Nicole Eggert, a former star of Baywatch.

Eggert had claimed Dimant burned her with cigarettes and threw a drum machine at her, after he accused her of flirting with another man.

Dimant was aquitted of all allegations in part due to Eggert’s inconsistent recollections between her police report and testimony.

September 11, 2008 Posted by | Celebrity, Celebrity Wannabe, Domestic Violence | , , , , , , | Leave a comment