Lamar Odom arrested for DUI

Lamar OdomJust when we thought it could not get any worse for Lamar Odom, he goes out and gets arrested for driving while under the influence. As TMZ first reported, Odom was popped for DUI while cruising around the San Fernando Valley at 3:54 a.m. on Friday morning. He was arrested by the California Highway Patrol and taken to Van Nuys Community Police Station, where he was held on $15,000 bail.

According to the police report, Odom was pulled over on the freeway for driving too slow when an officer noticed him going about 50 mph in a “serpentine manner.” He allegedly ignored the police at first and drove 3 more exits before pulling over. The report states that Odom “showed objective signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests.”

We would like to think Odom has hit rock bottom at this point. The DUI comes at the tail end of a whirlwind week that brought us reports about the NBA veteran abusing prescription drugs and even dealing with a crack addiction. On Thursday, a separate report indicated that the Los Angeles Lakers are willing to offer Odom a roster spot if he completes a rehabilitation course. Assuming that report is true, you have to wonder if his DUI arrest will affect the offer.

Jailene Diaz-Ramos arrested three times in past year

Jailene Diaz Ramos

Jailene Diaz-Ramos, the woman who was in possession of the gun used in the 2012 double murder linked to Aaron Hernandez, has quite an arrest record.

Diaz-Ramos was involved in a car crash on June 21 that led police to search her vehicle, which is how they found the gun, per CBS 3 Springfield. The gun was later tested and matched up to the one used in a 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston that may have involved the former New England Patriots tight end.

In the months prior to the crash, Diaz-Ramos was arrested multiple times.

On Nov. 5, Jailene Diaz-Ramos, 19, of 95 Carolina Road, Bristol, was charged with first degree forgery, criminal impersonation and sixth degree larceny. Bond was set at $5,000 with a Nov. 19 court date, per The Plainville Observer. As best as we can tell, the docket for that case has been sealed.

Diaz-Ramos appears in the New Britain Police arrest reports on two subsequent occasions.

On Feb. 13, Diaz-Ramos appears in the New Britain arrest report twice for a failure to appear in court. The first violation was in the first degree, which is a felony. The second was in the second degree, which is a misdemeanor.

Just over two months later, on April 29, Diaz-Ramos was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

CBS 3 Springfield reports that Diaz-Ramos told police the gun found in her car following the crash belonged to a friend she referred to as “Chicago”. She reportedly told police she drove Chicago and his friends to work, and that they are football players.

The players supposedly left a briefcase containing the gun in her trunk because they didn’t want to bring it into work.

As we have now seen multiple times since the investigation began, Hernandez keeps some pretty shady company.

Jerry Remy’s daughter Jenna had a crazy arrest in July

The bizarre and alarming behavior of Jerry Remy’s daughter Jenna has a whole new meaning in light of her brother’s horrible actions on Thursday.

Jerry Remy NESNJared Remy, the son of the beloved Boston Red Sox broadcaster, was arrested and charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death at their home on Thursday night. In our write-up on the murder, Steve DelVecchio mentioned that it has been an extraordinarily difficult past few months for the Sox broadcaster (pictured at right).

Jenna Remy was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest, wanton malicious defacement, and misdemeanor breaking and entering, after police were called to her ex-boyfriend’s apartment on July 25. Larry Brown Sports obtained a copy of the police report from the incident, and it’s quite a doozy.

Police were called to the Somerville, Mass., home of Remy’s ex-boyfriend, who complained that Jenna was outside trying to break in. When police arrived, they saw the back screen door indented and kicked in, and they found Jenna inside standing in the dark, talking on her cell phone. They noted that she seemed to be on some substance. Police asked Jenna to come outside, but there was a delay so they entered to try removing her from the home. That’s when things got crazy.

[Related: Jared Remy spent time in jail for beating up ex-girlfriend in 2005]

Jenna reportedly tried to break away from police, so they handcuffed her. Police state that Jenna kicked one officer in the butt as he bent down to pick up her cell phone. She also supposedly kicked another officer in the groin on two occasions. The police tried administering a burst of pepper spray to subdue her, and one of the officers got sprayed in the process. She was “screaming and jerking her body about in a tumultuous manner” as the officers tried taking her out of the home.

Jenna was taken to the police station and ended up facing that litany of charges listed earlier. Ready for this? She and her ex-boyfriend had broken up around June 2011, which was over two years earlier.

Remy’s boots were taken by police as evidence. While being booked, she told police that she was under the influence and said something to the effect of admitting that she was a drunken fool.

The Somerville News first reported details of the arrest.

Chad Curtis found guilty of sexual assault

Chad CurtisFormer Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis was found guilty Friday by a Barry County jury of sexually assaulting three teen girls.

Curtis, who played 10 seasons in the bigs and is most known for winning two World Series championships with the New York Yankees in 1998 and 1999, was charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. The 44-year-old was a weight room trainer and substitute teacher at Lakewood Schools in Michigan and committed the assault while giving massages to the girls. WoodTV says most of the assaults happened at Lakewood High School where Curtis was going to become the football coach.

Two girls say Curtis touched their buttocks inappropriately. A third girl says Curtis touched her genitals and fondled and kissed her breasts. One incident took place in April 2012, while the two others occurred earlier. One of the victims says Curtis assaulted her after climbing into bed with her while she was on vacation with their family.

Curtis admitted in court that he may have inadvertently gone too high on the girl’s thigh while doing a massage, but denied touching the genitals. Some girls said Curtis took down their pants so that he could massage their buttocks, and one claimed he unexpectedly lifted her top while wrapping her.

MLive.com says the maximum penalty for the charges is 15 years in prison.

Jared Remy spent time in jail for beating up ex-girlfriend in 2005

Jared Remy

Jared Remy has been arrested and charged with stabbing his girlfriend Jennifer Martel to death on Thursday night at their Waltham, Mass., home. Remy has an extensive criminal past, including previous incidents of domestic violence.

Not only did Remy appear in court this week for alleged assault and battery committed against Martel on Tuesday night, two days prior to her death, but he also beat up a previous girlfriend in 2005.

Remy, then 27, was arrested at his father’s home in Weston, Mass., and charged with assault and battery committed against his ex-girlfriend, and resisting arrest.

According to a 2005 Boston Globe story, police in Waltham “said [Remy] grabbed his girlfriend by the hair, threw her to the ground, threw a cell phone at her and kicked her in the back, stomach and face. He also allegedly punched her in the eye and hit her in the stomach” on Nov. 7, 2005.

Police said in their report that when they arrived they found the girlfriend bleeding from her nose and mouth and saw blood on the kitchen floor.

Remy was held in Middlesex Jail for at least 81 days, according to The Globe. He was found guilty and ordered to serve a year in Middlesex House of Correction. The sentence was suspended while he was placed on probation.

The Globe says Remy has been prosecuted at least 14 separate times in Waltham courthouse since 1998.

Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy’s son Jared arrested and charged with murder


Jared Remy, the son of beloved Boston Red Sox broadcaster and former Sox second baseman Jerry Remy, was arrested on Thursday night and charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend Jennifer Martel to death in their apartment.

Remy is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday at the same courthouse where he appeared on Wednesday after being accused of assaulting Martel. He had been released on personal recognizance after Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan said the bail recommendation from Martel’s camp was “based on a totality of circumstances.”

According to the Boston Globe, Waltham police responded to a call from Remy’s apartment complex at about 9 p.m. on Thursday night. They found Martel bleeding from multiple stab wounds on the back patio of the couple’s apartment. Martel’s daughter was reportedly home at the time her mother was killed.

Some of you may know Jared Remy, an avid weightlifter, from a steroid scandal that took place when he worked as a security staff member for the Red Sox several years ago. He and a second staff member were found to have used steroids, which led Major League Baseball to investigate whether he helped supply players with performance-enhancing drugs during the 2008 season. No players were implicated, and Remy later admitted to using steroids but claimed he never gave drugs to any of his coworkers. He was fired in 2009.

[Related: Jared Remy spent time in jail for beating up ex-girlfriend in 2005]

The past year has been very tough for Jerry Remy, who is also battling lung cancer. Back in July, Remy’s daughter Jenna Remy was arrested and brought up on several charges after she allegedly broke into her ex-boyfriend’s house and had to be pepper sprayed to get her under control.

Remy will likely miss some time in the Red Sox booth in the wake of the latest tragedy.

Photo via Twitter/Boston Globe Sports

Duke walk-on Hud Mellencamp facing felony battery charge

Hude Mellencamp DukeDuke walk-on sophomore cornerback Hud Mellencamp, the son of recording artist John Cougar Mellencamp, is facing felony battery charges for an alleged assault that took place in July in his native Indiana, according to the Charlotte Observer.

19-year-old Hud, his 18-year-old brother Speck, and 18-year-old Ty Smith (the son of Indiana University’s baseball coach) are accused of jumping three men in front of a Bloomington, Ind., home on July 29. An arrest warrant was issued Thursday by the Bloomington Police Department for all three men, who are each facing a single felony assault charge.

The Observer says Speck told police that he attended a party at the house earlier in the night and was struck by a guy while breaking up a fight between two women who were arguing over him. After rounding up his brother and Smith, Speck returned to the home where they confronted the alleged victim, who was sitting on the porch of the home with two friends. The alleged victim tells police he asked the men “Can I help you?” and was punched by Speck. Hud and Smith allegedly joined in and kicked and beat up the alleged victim. Other men living in the house came out to break up the fight, and once the alleged victim was back on his feet, Speck knocked him down and beat him up some more. The other people broke up the fight and say the trio ran away.

The alleged victim reportedly suffered facial fractures that required stitches and the attention of a plastic surgeon.

Duke coach David Cutcliffe told The Observer in an email that he was aware of the charges and was allowing Mellencamp to Indiana to handle the matter. Hud, by the way, is a two-time Golden Gloves boxing champion in Indiana and a Junior Olympics state boxing champion, according to his Duke bio.

Photo: Twitter/Hud Mellencamp