Close
BRAND NEW ON E!
  • News/ 

    Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin Arrrested for Vandalism

    Puddle of Mudd, Wes Scantlin AP Photo/Jonathan Short

    Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin has found himself in a bit of a messy situation.

    E! News confirms that the band's frontman was arrested for vandalism in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

    Scantlin was said to be arguing with a neighbor when he allegedly took a buzz saw to his neighbor's patio, according to published reports. What's more, the rocker apparently struck a brick or cinder wall with a sledgehammer, claiming the wall was erected by the neighbor on his side of the property line.

    NEWS: Miranda Kerr fan arrested after allegedly threatening the model

    Scantlin was subsequently arrested on charges of felony vandalism after police arrived on the scene.

    This isn't the first time Scantlin has been in trouble with the law.

    In May, he was arrested in Hollywood after police pulled him over for speeding and turned up two outstanding warrants, one stemming from a traffic violation and the other narcotics-related.

    The 41-year-old pleaded guilty last July to felony cocaine possession and was granted 18 months' deferred judgment, during which he was ordered to undergo drug counseling. The L.A. County District Attorney's Office said the charge could be dropped from his record once he completed the program.

    And last September, Scantlin was arrested—but never charged—after allegedly causing a drunken in-flight disturbance en route from Boston to Los Angeles that resulted in an unexpected stop in Texas.

    PHOTOS: Mug-shot mania

    RELATED VIDEOS:

    FROM AROUND THE WEB
    MORE ON EONLINE

    Oh Baby!

    Christina Aguilera pulls a Demi Moore and poses nude for V magazine