25 Interesting, Surprising, And Disturbing Stories About People Being Arrested

We have all seen the news lately. Police are getting in trouble around the world for their tactics and for discrimination. What’s behind this? Some say racism, some say profiling. It’s a heated debate. Whatever your position is, we are sure that you will find today’s list interesting. Everyday people are arrested for a myriad of reasons. Whether it is a petty crime like pickpocketing or a felony like murder, police always seem to have their hands full. And without a doubt, this interaction of civilians with police and law enforcement leads to some pretty interesting encounters. Surely it makes for great headlines and entertaining TV shows. Have you ever seen Cops? People love watching drunk drivers get arrested or shoplifters get chased through backyards by out of breath police officers. But when the cameras aren’t rolling and when the TV stations are gone, what happens? Today we are going to read about some interesting stories from situations you may or may not have heard of. Even if you have heard of them though, we are sure that you will find something new and interesting in this list. These are 25 interesting, surprising, and disturbing stories about people being arrested.

And while you’re reading about people getting arrested, why not check out some social media fools who got busted of Facebook.

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Martin Sheen has been arrested 66 times for protesting.

Martin Sheen has been arrested 66 times for protestingSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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12 year old Alexa Gonzalez was arrested in New York City for doodling on her desk.

12 year old Alexa Gonzalez was arrested in New York City for doodling on her deskSource: nydailynews.com, Image: wikipedia

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After slaves in the US were freed, some were arrested for not having jobs and then sold to corporations to serve their sentence.

After slaves in the US were freed, some were arrested for not having jobs and then sold to corporations to serve their sentenceSource: npr, Image: wikipedia
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In 2013, a homeless man named Timothy Dean Alsip held up a store for $1 and waited to be taken to jail so he would receive medical attention.

In 2013 a homeless man named Timothy Dean Alsip held up a store for $1 and waited to be taken to jail so he would receive medical attentionSource: rt.com, Image: wikipedia

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The longest period of time that Paul and Linda McCartney spent apart from each other during their 29 year marriage was for 11 days when Paul was arrested in Japan for being in possession of marijuana.

The longest period of time that Paul and Linda McCartney spent apart from each other during their 29 year marriage was for 11 days when Paul was arrested in Japan for being in possession of marijuanaSource: people.com, Image: wikipedia


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