Dream vacations gone horribly wrong.
In the early morning hours of July 23, 2011, singer Amy Winehouse lost her battle with alcohol. Winehouse’s struggle with substance abuse was by no means unique to the celebrity world. A look in photos at some high-profile celebrity drug arrests.
The twisted tale of a young, charismatic and disturbed dealer, Hollywood, who incited his crew to kill a kid and fled the country, leading law enforcement on a four-year manhunt.
Thornton died suddenly when he, his unopened parachute and $1 million of cocaine, impacted on the driveway of an astonished Tennessee homeowner. Thornton, it seems, and two childhood friends, all three children of privilege and wealth, used their positions of power and their soldier-of-fortune skills to become drug kingpins, running weapons to Columbia, and there exchanging them for drugs, which they smuggled into the U.S.
Michael Alig mixed sex, designer drugs and the new sound of House music into the heady cocktail of the Club Kids scene of 1990s Manhattan. But when the party became Alig’s entire life, it went fatally out of bounds.
When told that her child was behaving strangely, mom Torina Gutierrez allegedly told school personnel not to call emergency or child services.
Miami police were called to the scene under the MacArthur causeway around 2 p.m. Saturday responding to reports of two men fighting along a bike trail. When officers arrived they instead observed a naked man, who has been identified as Rudy Eugene, 31, of Miami Beach, eating the face of another man.
A sniffer dog alerted authorities to a man trying to smuggle nearly five ounces of heroin into the United States inside his butt.