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20 Athletes Who Have Been Arrested On More Than One Occasion

20 Athletes Who Have Been Arrested More Than Once

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Some athletes can grow to think that they are invincible. That kind of mentality can lead to them committing crimes and eventually losing their freedom. Unfortunately, some of them never learn and become repeat offenders. Read on to find out which athletes got caught up in that vicious cycle.

20. Aaron Berry

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20. Aaron Berry

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CB Aaron Berry has been arrested twice, the first time on suspicion of DUI after driving into several parked cars. He was then arrested on three simple assault charges less than a month later. He was cut from the Detroit Lions as a result of his second offense and now plays for the Cleveland Browns. He must have gotten the message, too, because he hasn't been arrested since that time in 2012.

19. Yasiel Puig

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19. Yasiel Puig

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Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig has been arrested for reckless driving twice since his MLB career began in 2013. The second time he was caught on video cruising at a speed of 110 MPH. The Dodgers have to hope he can wise up, because he is a big part of their future.

18. Jennifer Capriati

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18. Jennifer Capriati

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Former tennis player Jennifer Capriati has been arrested quite a few times. She has been charged with shoplifting, misdemeanor marijuana possession, battery and stalking. As a result, she had to complete 30 hours of community service and four hours of anger management.

17. Aqib Talib

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17. Aqib Talib

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Broncos CB Aqib Talib has quite the rap-sheet. He has two violent arrests on his record. The first arrest was on battery charges after he struck a cab driver on Aug. 20, 2009. The second arrest was for an incident on Mar. 21, 2011 where he allegedly fired a gun at his sister's boyfriend in an altercation. He was booked for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, but the charges were eventually dropped.

16. Alfonzo Dennard

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16. Alfonzo Dennard

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Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard has had run-ins with police quite a bit throughout his short career. Having been arrested twice, the first time for third-degree felony assault of a police office and the second for suspicion of DUI and refusing a Breathalyzer test, he has some legitimate demons. He spent 30 days in jail and received two years of probation as a result of the second offense.

15. Kendrick Perkins

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15. Kendrick Perkins

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Kendrick Perkins has been arrested for several offenses throughout his NBA career. His charges include disorderly conduct, public intoxication and misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching a woman in the face outside of a night club.

14. Tonya Harding

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14. Tonya Harding

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Tonya Harding, the figure skater best known for the Nancy Kerrigan incident, has been arrested quite a few times. She has been charged with hindering a police investigation, domestic violence and two counts of DUI.

13. Kurt Angle

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13. Kurt Angle

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Former Pro Wrestler and Olympian Kurt Angle has been arrested for four separate DUIs in a span of seven years from 2006-13.

12. Dennis Rodman

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12. Dennis Rodman

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The Worm has been arrested for several things in his life, including assault on his ex-wife Carmen Electra, drunk driving without a valid license and other offenses.

11. Rob Emerson

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11. Rob Emerson

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Rob Emerson has been arrested in two incidents. The first was for his role in a gang called the Lords of South County, where they are known to assault people. The second was from an incident at a bar where he plead guilty to two battery charges.

10. Denny McLain

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10. Denny McLain

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Denny McLain has a lengthy rap sheet including drug trafficking, embezzlement, racketeering, conspiracy, theft, money laundering and mail fraud.

9. Daryl Strawberry

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9. Daryl Strawberry

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Daryl Strawberry has been arrested on several occasions. He has been booked on charges that include drug possession and solicitation of a prostitute.

8. Ric Flair

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8. Ric Flair

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Former WWE star Ric Flair has been arrested a few times for assault and battery, a spousal support non-payment and more.

7. Metta World Peace

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7. Metta World Peace

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Ron Artest's arrests are for spousal abuse and for his involvement in a 2004 brawl between the Pistons and Pacers. He was ordered to undergo 100 hours of community service as a result of his offenses.

6. Mike Tyson

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6. Mike Tyson

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Iron Mike Tyson has been arrested for possession of narcotics, DUI, road rage and rape, for which he served three years and nine months in prison.

5. Johnny Jolly

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5. Johnny Jolly

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Packers DE Johnny Jolly has had three drug arrests. The first was on a felony drug possession charge where he was caught with 200 grams of codeine. The second was for possession of codeine with intent to sell and the third was possession of a compound containing codeine and tampering with evidence. As a result of his arrests, he spent six months in jail and was suspended three years by the NFL.

4. Aldon Smith

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4. Aldon Smith

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49ers DE Aldon Smith has gotten into some real hot water in a short amount of time. He has been arrested four times in his career. He has been booked for DUI, suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession, illegal possession of an assault weapon and making a false bomb threat at an airport. San Francisco has faith in him, but one more slip-up could potentially mean the end of his career, or worse.

3. Kenny Britt

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3. Kenny Britt

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Rams WR Kenny Britt just hasn't been able to escape the long arm of the law since he was drafted. He has been arrested a jaw-dropping seven times. His offenses include: traffic warrants, driving with a revoked license and having tinted windows that are too dark, theft deception, eluding an officer, resisting arrest and hiding a marijuana cigar from police, making false statements on his driver's license application and DUI.

2. Adam "Pacman" Jones

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2. Adam "Pacman" Jones

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Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones is known for his crimes as much as his play on the field. He has a shocking nine arrests in his NFL career. His record includes: assault and felony vandalism, marijuana and obstruction charges, disorderly conduct and public intoxication, misdemeanor assault, felony coercion and resisting arrest, some of which were done more than once. The fact that he's still playing in the NFL is nothing short of a miracle.

1. Marlon King

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1. Marlon King

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Marlon King has an arrest record that would make most people's jaws hit the floor. He has been arrested for wounding, fraudulent use of a vehicle license, theft, credit card fraud, obtaining property by deception and criminal damage, handling stolen cars, assault and unprovoked attack, assault, sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Will Gellman is a New England Patriots writer for RantSports.com.  Follow him on Twitter, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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