History Hop Tags - Arrested

Arrested - Notable Historical Events

Anne BoleynMay 2, 1536

Thomas CromwellJun 10, 1540

Walter RaleighJul 17, 1603

Johannes KeplerAug 7, 1620

Marquis de SadeFeb 13, 1777

Brigham YoungOct 2, 1871

Susan Brownell AnthonyNov 18, 1872

Lizzie BordenAug 4, 1892

H. H. HolmesNov 17, 1894

GandhiNov 6, 1913

Margaret SangerOct 26, 1916

Babe RuthJun 8, 1921

Adolf HitlerNov 12, 1923

Billie HolidayMay 2, 1929

LucianoApr 1, 1936

Benito MussoliniJul 25, 1943

Anne FrankAug 1, 1944

Leo DurocherJun 9, 1945

Paul HarveyFeb 6, 1951

Fidel CastroAug 1, 1953

Maurice RichardMar 17, 1955

Rosa ParksDec 1, 1955

Nelson MandelaDec 6, 1956

Pablo NerudaApr 11, 1957

Martin LutherOct 19, 1960

Paul McCartneyDec 1, 1960

Martin Luther KingDec 12, 1961

Benjamin SpockDec 5, 1967

Jim MorrisonDec 9, 1967

Mao ZedongOct 11, 1976

Andrei SakharovJan 22, 1980

Benazir BhuttoAug 14, 1986

Richard KuklinskiDec 17, 1986

Robert Alan LitchfieldJan 20, 1987

James WorthyNov 14, 1990

Diego MaradonaApr 26, 1991

Hedy LamarrAug 1, 1991

Rick JamesAug 2, 1991

David Lee RothApr 18, 1993

Malcolm XJan 12, 1994

Dudley MooreMar 21, 1994

Woody HarrelsonJun 1, 1996

Tim AllenMay 24, 1997

Winona RyderDec 12, 2001

Pete TownshendJan 13, 2003

Kobe BryantJul 4, 2003

Barack ObamaDec 9, 2008

Whitey BulgerJun 22, 2011

George ClooneyMar 16, 2012

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Arrested - Historical Events
Date Event
923-06-15

Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.

1278-11-17

680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins

1416-05-07

Monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay

1451-07-31

Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France.

1523-06-12

Frisian rebel leader Jancko Douwama arrested

1529-11-04

English cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested

1536-05-02

Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of London

1540-06-10

Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster

1551-10-16

English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested

1553-08-13

Michael Servetus is arrested by John Calvin in Geneva as a heretic.

1553-09-13

English bishop Hugh Latimer arrested

1559-08-22

Spanish archbishop Bartholome de Carranza arrested as heretic

1569-10-01

Duke of Norfolk arrested

1581-07-14

English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested

1603-07-17

Sir Walter Raleigh arrested by forces of King James

1620-08-07

Johannes Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft

1656-07-01

1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrives in Boston (arrested)

1661-09-05

French superintendant of Finance Nicolas Fouquet arrested

1677-02-16

Earl of Shaftesbury arrested and confined in the Tower of London

1681-07-02

Earl of Shaftesbury arrested for high treason

1692-03-01

Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, & Tituba arrested for witchcraft (Salem, MA)

1716-01-08

Dutch gang leader "Sjako" arrested

1726-05-09

Five men arrested during a raid on Mother Clap's molly house in London are executed at Tyburn.

1734-11-17

John Zenger, arrested for libel against NY col gov; later acquitted

1776-09-21

Nathan Hale, spied on British for American rebels, arrested

1777-02-13

Marquis de Sade arrested without charge, imprisoned in Vincennes fortress

1785-08-15

French cardinal De Rohan arrested

1794-08-16

Hungarian revolutionary Ignác Martinovics arrested in Vienna

1807-02-19

VP Aaron Burr arrested in Alabama for treason; later acquitted

1822-06-18

Slave revolt leaders Denmark Vesey & Peter Poyas arrested in SC

1833-06-27

Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn

1852-12-29

Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants

1854-05-24

Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston

1858-08-24

Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning

1861-05-25

John Merryman is arrested under suspension of writ of habeas corpus it later sparks a supreme court decision protecting writ

1864-04-09

Union surgeon Mary Edwards Walker is captured by Confederate troops and arrested as a spy during US Civil War.

1864-07-29

American Civil War: Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, DC.

1865-04-17

Mary Surratt is arrested as a conspirator in Lincoln's assassination

1871-10-02

Brigham Young, mormon leader, arrested for bigamy

1871-10-27

Boss Tweed (William Macy Tweed), Democratic leader of Tammany Hall, arrested after NY Times exposed his corruption

1872-11-18

American suffragette Susan B Anthony is arrested after voting on the 5th November in Rochester NY

1872-11-18

Suffragette Susan Brownell Anthony is arrested by a U.S. Deputy Marshal and charged with illegally voting

1876-09-07

Bank robbery by James/Younger fails (Cole/Bob/Jim Younger arrested)

1892-08-04

Sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden arrested in Fall River, Mass on two counts of murder

1894-04-29

Commonwealth of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol

1894-10-15

Capt Alfred Dreyfus arrested accused of espionage in France

1894-11-17

Serial killer H. H. Holmes is arrested in Boston after being tracked there from Philadelphia by the Pinkertons

1896-10-06

Jose Rizal was arrested en route to Cuba via Spain and was imprisoned in Barcelona

1901-06-02

Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)

1901-10-29

In Amherst, Massachusetts, nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.

1904-09-28

Woman arrested for smoking a cigarette in a car on 5th Avenue, NYC

1907-02-13

English suffragettes storm British Parliament & 60 women are arrested

1913-09-22

The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

1913-11-06

Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa

1914-01-13

IWW-leader/songwriter Joe Hill arrested "Girl from Utah" East-Prussia

1914-04-09

Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico

1915-03-27

Typhoid Mary [Mary Mallon] is arrested and returned to quarantine on North Brother Island, New York after spending five years evading health authorities and causing several further outbreaks of typhoid

1916-02-11

Emma Goldman arrested for lecturing on birth control

1916-04-21

Irish nationalist activist and poet Roger Casement is discovered at McKenna's Fort and is arrested by the Royal Irish Constabulary

1916-08-21

Sir Roger Casement, an Ulster Protestant and ardent Irish nationalist, arrested by the British

1916-10-26

Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)

1917-08-28

Ten suffragists arrested as they picket the White House

1917-11-10

41 suffragists are arrested in front of White House

1920-01-02

10,000 US union & socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids)

1921-06-08

Babe Ruth arrested for speeding, fined $100, & held in jail until 4 PM

1923-08-15

Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State

1923-11-12

In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to sieze power Nov 8

1925-05-05

John T Scopes arrested for teaching evolution in Tennessee

1925-10-06

Greek premier Papanastasiou orders gen Pangulos arrested

1927-02-20

Golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

1927-02-27

For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath

1929-05-02

Billie Holiday (14) and her mother are arrested for prostitution following a raid of a brothel in Harlem

1931-03-25

Scottsboro Boys (accused of raping a white woman) arrested in Alabama

1933-03-03

German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested

1933-03-09

Bulgarian communists Dimitrov, Popov & Vassili arrested in Berlin

1933-07-20

Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.

1934-04-06

418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany

1934-09-19

Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby

1936-04-01

Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York

1936-05-21

Sada Abe is arrested after wandering the streets of Tokyo for days with her dead lover's severed genitals in her hand. Her story soon becomes one of Japan's most notorious scandals.

1937-07-01

Rev Martin Niemöller (Bekennende Kirche) arrested in Germany

1940-05-04

21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands

1940-07-02

Indian independence leader Subhas Chandra Bose is arrested and detained in Calcutta.

1940-09-06

Generalissimo Gamelin arrested in France

1940-11-23

SD arrested resistance fighter Bernard Iron wire

1940-11-28

Dutch law professor Rudolph Cleveringa arrested by nazis

1941-05-14

3,600 Parisian Jews arrested

1941-10-18

Spy Richard Sorge arrested in Tokyo

1941-11-11

Czech premier general Eliasj arrested by Nazis

1942-01-19

Titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers

1942-08-02

250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp

1942-08-09

Mahatma Gandhi & 50 others arrested in Bombay after passing of a "quit India" campaign by the All-India Congress

1943-04-03

Jan Dieters (leader of illegal CPN) arrested

1943-04-06

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested

1943-04-27

Lou Jansen & Jan Dieters arrested, lead illegal CPN party in Holland

1943-04-29

Dietrich Bonhoeffer arrested by nazis

1943-07-25

Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on authority King Victor Emmanuel II

1943-11-14

J Postma, C Schalker, D Goulooze arrested for leading illegal CPN

1944-02-10

Belgian resistance fighter and author Kamiel van Baelen arrested

1944-02-18

Maastricht resistance fighter JAJ Janssen arrested

1944-03-11

Dutch resistance fighter Joop Westerweel arrested

1944-05-09

Dutch resistance fighter Gerard Musch arrested

1944-06-08

Dutch Resistance fighter Frans Duwaer arrested

1944-07-14

Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested

1944-08-01

Anne Frank's last diary entry; 3 days later she is arrested

1944-08-04

Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified

1944-08-07

Anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter

1944-09-09

Resistance fighter Jaap Musch arrested in Nijverdal Neth

1945-01-17

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary

1945-01-27

Wally van Hall, "banker in defiance," arrested

1945-03-21

Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police

1945-04-26

Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason

1945-05-09

Nazi propagandist Max Blokzijl arrested

1945-05-09

Norwegian nazi collaborators Vidkun Quisling arrested

1945-05-23

Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) arrested at Danish boundary

1945-06-09

Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him

1947-05-16

Billie Holiday is arrested in her New York apartment for possession of narcotics

1948-05-01

Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"

1948-07-20

US Communist Party chairman William Forster arrested

1948-12-26

Hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested

1949-06-24

A M de Jong's murderer, Ton van Gog, arrested in Scheveningen, Netherlands

1950-02-03

Nuclear physicist Klaus Fuchs arrested on spying charges

1951-02-06

Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into Argonne National Laboratory, a nuclear test site located 20 miles (32 km) west of Chicago

1953-01-12

9 "Jewish" physicians arrested for "terrorist activities" in Moscow

1953-01-15

GDR Min of Foreign affairs Georg Dertingen arrested for "espionage"

1953-06-26

Russian vice-premier/interior minister Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria arrested

1953-08-01

Fidel Castro arrested in Cuba

1954-01-13

Military rule in Egypt; 318 Muslim Brotherhood members arrested

1954-04-25

British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)

1954-10-07

Hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt

1955-03-17

After Maurice Richard is suspended for the remainder of the season, riots break out in Montreal. 37 people are injured and over 100 are arrested. The following morning, Richard goes on the radio to ask citizens to stop vandalizing the city.

1955-12-01

Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to the back of bus and give her seat to a white passenger

1956-03-09

Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus arrested & exiled to Seychelles

1956-12-06

Nelson Mandela & 156 others arrested for political activities in S Africa

1957-01-22

Mad Bomber (George P Metesky) accused of 30 explosions, arrested

1957-04-11

Pablo Neruda arrested in Buenos Aires

1957-11-14

The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.

1959-11-01

Patrice Lumumba arrested in Belgian Congo

1960-07-20

The head of the Physics Department at the Israel Institute of Technology, Kurt Sitte, is arrested for espionage.

1960-10-19

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested in Atlanta sit-in

1960-12-01

Paul McCartney and Pete Best arrested then deported from Hamburg, Germany for accusation of attempted arson.

1960-12-20

Auschwitz commandant Richard Bar arrested in German FR

1961-04-25

Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo

1961-05-04

South-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested

1961-05-24

27 Freedom Riders arrested in Jackson, Mississippi

1961-12-12

Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstraters arrested in Albany Ga

1962-03-25

French OAS-leader ex-general Jouhaud arrested

1962-04-20

OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers

1962-07-10

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested during demonstration in Georgia

1962-08-05

Nelson Mandela arrested for incitement & illeagally leaving S Africa

1963-06-05

State of siege proclaimed in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini arrested

1963-06-25

South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu arrested

1963-06-25

Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested

1963-07-06

South African workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1963-07-11

South-African ANC Walter Sisulu/Andrew Mlangeni/Govan Mbeki arrested

1964-06-21

Beckwith arrested for murder of Medger Evers, found guilty 30 yr later

1964-06-24

In South Africa, the 90-Days Act commences, providing for any person to be detained, without trial, for 90 days; further, the person could be re-arrested under the same law for another 90 days

1964-10-20

Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)

1965-02-01

Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma Ala

1966-10-16

Joean Baez & 123 other anti-draft protestors arrested in Oakland

1967-05-10

Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges

1967-06-07

2 Moby Grape members arrested for contributing to deliquency of minors

1967-06-12

Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)

1967-06-27

Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)

1967-07-12

Blacks in Newark, riot, 26 killed, 1500 injured & over 1000 arrested

1967-08-21

Mikis Theodorakis arrested in Greece

1967-10-02

Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents

1967-12-05

Benjamin Spock & Allen Ginsberg arrested protesting against Vietnam war

1967-12-09

Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace

1968-05-24

Mick Jagger & Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession

1969-02-01

Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert

1969-03-01

Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium

1969-06-22

Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance

1969-07-22

Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing the peace in Detroit

1969-10-18

Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter arrested for marijuana possession

1969-11-11

Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkeness

1970-06-23

Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession

1970-07-18

Arthur Brown arrested for stripping on stage in Palemo Sicily

1970-08-04

Jim Morrison arrested for drunkenness

1970-08-14

Steven Stills arrested for drug possession

1970-08-31

Peter Yarrow arrested for taking "immoral liberties" with girl, 14

1970-10-01

63 arrested in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano, Italy

1970-10-13

Angela Davis arrested in NYC

1971-08-09

Operation Demetrius (or Internment) is introduced in Northern Ireland allowing suspected terrorists to be indefinitely detained without trial; the security forces arrested 342 people suspected of supporting paramilitaries

1971-09-16

6 Ku Klux Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses

1972-06-15

West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof

1972-06-17

5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate

1972-08-10

Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession

1972-11-05

Vice-President of Sinn Féin Maire Drumm is arrested in the Republic of Ireland

1972-11-19

Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin

1972-12-29

President of Sinn Féin Ruairi O Bradaigh is arrested and held under new legislation in Republic of Ireland

1972-12-31

Martin McGuinness is arrested and held under the new Republic of Ireland legislation

1973-03-08

The Provisional Irish Republican Army undertakes its first operation in Great Britain, planting four car bombs in London; 10 members of PIRA are arrested at Heathrow Airport while trying to leave the country

1974-04-11

WW II war criminal JP Philippa arrested

1975-04-04

Steve Miller is arrested for burning his girlfriend's clothes

1976-06-11

Anti-apartheid advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza arrested in South Africa

1976-07-27

Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)

1976-10-06

"Gang of Four" arrested in Beijing

1976-10-11

Mao Zedong's widow Jiang Qing & "Gang of Four" arrested & charged with plotting a coup

1976-12-06

War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich

1977-08-10

Postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" 44 caliber killer

1977-10-03

Indira Gandhi arrested

1977-11-10

Amsterdam: Red Army Faction terrorists Gert Schneider/Christof Wackernagel arrested

1978-10-22

Laugh-in's Judy Carne arrested at Gatwick Airport for drug possession

1979-01-12

LA's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham

1980-01-13

Head of narcotic brigade arrested for drug smuggling in Belgium

1980-01-22

Russian dissidents Andrei Sakharov & Jelena Bonner arrested in Moscow and banished to Gorky

1980-04-20

Climax of Berber Spring in Algeria as hundreds of Berber political activists are arrested.

1980-05-02

Joseph Doherty & 3 other IRA men arrested for murder

1980-07-02

Grateful Dead's Bob Weir & Mickey Hart are arrested for incitement

1980-07-31

John Phillips of Mamas & Papas is arrested on drug charges

1980-08-25

Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins arrested for possession of drugs

1981-01-18

Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity

1981-04-20

Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession

1981-10-20

3 members of Weather underground arrested for armored truck robbery

1981-11-30

Porn star John Holmes arrested on fugitive charges

1981-11-30

South Africa anti-apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested

1982-04-07

Iran minister of Foreign affairs Ghotbzadeh arrested

1982-04-19

Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery

1982-10-19

Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)

1983-01-19

Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia

1983-01-25

Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia

1983-06-18

IRA's Joseph Doherty arrested in NYC

1984-01-09

Braves pitcher Pascual Perez is arrested for cocaine possession

1984-01-10

Argentine ex-president/general Bignone arrested

1984-01-16

Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis

1984-10-24

11 members of Colombo crime family arrested

1985-05-22

US sailor Michael L Walker arrested for spying for USSR

1985-07-09

South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong

1985-08-23

South African attorney/UDF leader "Dulah" Omar arrested

1985-11-23

Retired CIA analyst Larry Wu-tai Chin, arrested of spying for China

1986-01-16

Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam

1986-03-24

Suriname army capt Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling

1986-06-26

South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested

1986-08-14

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested

1986-08-30

Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)

1986-10-29

Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs

1986-12-12

South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested

1986-12-17

American mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski is arrested at a roadblock

1987-01-20

Bank robber Robert Alan Litchfield is arrested at Lake Tahoe

1988-04-07

Gerrit John Heijns murderer, arrested

1988-10-29

2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics

1989-01-05

2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test

1989-05-24

French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice

1989-06-14

Zsa Zsa Gabor arrested for slaping Beverly Hills motorcycle patrolman

1990-01-18

Wash DC, Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting

1990-04-21

National League umpire is arrested for stealing baseball cards

1990-05-18

Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant

1990-06-10

Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity

1990-07-23

South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1990-09-27

Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession

1990-11-14

James Worthy is arrested in Houston and charged with two counts of solicitation of prostitution

1991-01-14

Tyne Daly arrested for drunk driving in Van Nuys, Calif

1991-02-23

Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested

1991-03-27

New Kid Donnie Wahlberg, arrested on arson charges in Kentucky

1991-04-06

Former child actor Adam Rich arrested for breaking into a pharmacy

1991-04-26

Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession & distribution of illegal narcotics

1991-06-09

Jack La Lanne, 76, arrested for suspicion of DWI

1991-06-19

2 of Mia Farrow's daughters arrested for shoplifting lingerie

1991-07-23

James Farentino of Dynasty arrested in Canada for cocaine possession

1991-07-26

Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater

1991-08-01

Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida

1991-08-02

Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges

1991-08-02

Hedy Lamaar is arrested for shoplifting in LA

1991-08-08

Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving

1991-10-07

Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics

1991-10-12

Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex

1991-11-04

Imelda Marcos returns from exile to the Philippines and was arrested the next day for tax fraud and corruption. She was then released on $6,400 bail.

1991-11-21

Poetess Maria Elene Cruz Varela arrested in Cuba

1991-12-19

NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession

1992-03-20

Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses

1992-05-07

5 NYC cops arrested in Hauppauge, Long Island, for selling cocaine

1992-07-12

Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert

1992-07-19

NYC Ballet star Peter Martins, arrested for beating his wife

1992-07-29

Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguys), arrested for narcotic possession

1993-01-15

Top mafia leader Salvatore "Toto" Riina arrested in Palermo

1993-01-21

Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder

1993-03-07

Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant

1993-03-08

Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder

1993-04-18

David Lee Roth arrested in NYC for purchasing marijuana for $10

1993-07-29

Cin Red pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession

1993-07-31

Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops

1993-11-06

Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

1993-11-18

Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness

1993-12-29

Todd Bridges arrested for transporting methamphetamine (speed)

1994-01-12

Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakham's murder

1994-01-13

Tonya Harding's bodyguard, Shawn Eric Eckardt & Derrick Brian Smith arrested & charged with conspiracy in attack of skater Nancy Kerrigan

1994-03-05

Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop

1994-03-21

Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend

1994-05-16

Tennis star Jennifer Capriati arrested on possession of marijuana

1994-06-06

CD-councillor H Selhorst arrested for hard-drugs trade

1994-07-02

John Wayne Bobbitt & Kristina Elliot arrested for domestic battery

1994-08-14

Terrorist "Carlos" arrested in Khartoum Sudan

1994-11-03

Susan Smith who claimed her two children were carjacked arrested for murder

1995-03-02

British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC

1995-04-21

FBI arrested Timothy McVeigh & charge him with Oklahoma City bombing

1996-06-01

Woody Harrelson is arrested in Lee County, Kentucky, after he symbolically planted four hemp seeds to challenge the state law which did not distinguish between industrial hemp and marijuana

1997-05-24

Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Mich

1997-06-13

American fugitive Ira Einhorn is arrested in France for the murder of Holly Maddux after 16 years on the run, though he would not return for another four years.

1997-08-10

Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine

1997-11-18

70s glam-rock star Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) arrested by British police in child porn probe

1997-11-25

US telephone technician Richard Bliss arrested for spying in Russia

1997-12-29

Orville Lynn Majors, 36, arrested for many deaths under his care

1998-02-17

Larry Wayne Harris & Bill Levitt arrested for possession of anthrax

1998-02-18

Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.

1998-02-25

Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges

1998-02-27

NE Patriot David Meggett arrested in Toronto on sex assault charges

1998-10-16

Former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges.

1999-02-15

Abdullah Öcalan, leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party, widely recognized as terrorist organization), was arrested in Kenya.

1999-02-16

Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies and hold hostages after Turkey arrested one of their rebel leaders, Abdullah Öcalan.

2000-05-01

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of "a state of rebellion", hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.

2001-02-18

FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested for spying for the Soviet Union. He was ultimately convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

2001-12-12

Winona Ryder is arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California

2002-04-14

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country's military.

2003-01-13

Rock musician Pete Townshend of The Who was arrested in London on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He was later cleared.

2003-07-04

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is arrested for sexual assault

2003-08-11

Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand.

2004-09-19

56th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, Arrested Development, James Spader & Allison Janney win

2005-01-06

Mississippi Civil Rights Workers Murders: Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect for the 1964 murders of three Civil Rights workers.

2005-09-16

Camorra boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples.

2005-10-15

Riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.

2006-03-25

Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

2007-01-31

Suspects are arrested in Birmingham in the UK, accused of plotting the kidnap, holding and eventual beheading of a serving Muslim British soldier in Iraq.

2007-09-05

Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.

2007-10-15

17 Activists in Aotearoa New Zealand arrested in the country's first post 9/11 anti-terrorism raids across the country.

2008-02-28

Former Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra is arrested on corruption charges upon returning to Thailand after months of exile.

2008-07-21

Bosnian-Serb war criminal Radovan Karadžić is arrested in Serbia and is indicted by the UN's ICTY tribunal.

2008-12-09

The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency

2008-12-11

Bernard Madoff arrested and charged with securities fraud in $50 billion Ponzi scheme

2011-06-22

After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

2011-11-18

Former Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is arrested and held at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage

2012-03-09

Senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland

2012-03-16

George Clooney and other several prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience

2012-05-26

Pope Benedict XVI's butler is arrested for allegedly leaking confidential documents

2015-12-20

Man arrested after jumping fence, entering Treasury Building

2016-01-26

Oregon protest leader Ammon Bundy, others arrested; 1 killed

2016-01-30

Blac Chyna arrested for public intoxication at Austin airport

2016-02-28

Ohio pastor shot dead at church, and his brother has been arrested

2016-04-04

Abby Wambach: Former US striker arrested for drink-driving

2016-05-27

Rapper Troy Ave Is Arrested After Fatal Shooting at TI Concert

2016-05-28

35 protesters arrested outside of Trump rally in San Diego

2016-06-21

Man arrested as 12 girls found in US house

2016-07-16

Total of 1563 military personnel arrested after Turkish coup attempt: official

2016-07-21

Eighteen protesters arrested in Cleveland after scuffle with police

2016-07-21

At least 5 arrested at flag-burning protest outside RNC

2016-08-31

Singer Chris Brown Arrested After Standoff at His Los Angeles Home

2016-12-22

Nearly 300 Arrested in Congo, as Protests Appear to Wane

2017-01-30

Quebec Mosque Shooting Kills at Least 6, and 2 Suspects Are Arrested

2017-02-17

Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Heir, Is Arrested on Bribery Charges

2017-02-18

North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam

2017-03-31

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrested

2017-04-01

3 Arrested in Fire That Caused Atlanta Highway Collapse

2017-09-18

More than 80 people arrested in St. Louis during 3rd night of protests

2018-02-15

Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school

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Arrested - Notable Birthdays

Michael CeraJun 7, 1988

Arrested - Birthdays
Date Event
1925-10-13

Lenny Bruce, [Leonard Schneider], comedian, arrested on obsenity

1941-01-31

Jessica Walter, Brooklyn, New York, American actress (Play Misty For Me, Arrested Development)

1972-9-21

Terri Murphy, Development Arrested

1981-08-03

Freddy Fogarty, Development Arrested

1986-01-21

Julianna Strickland, Arrested Development

1988-06-07

Michael Cera, Brampton, Ontario, Canadian actor (Arrested Development, Superbad)

Arrested - Deaths
Date Event
155-02-23

Polycarp, disciple of Apostle John, arrested & burned at stake


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