‘Most Wanted’ | Louis Sidoli

The full collection from Louis Sidoli

Al CaponeAl Capone
Arrested May 1929 – ‘Carrying concealed weapons’.  Sentenced to one year, released after nine months.

Al PacinoAl Pacino
Arrested January 1961 – ‘Carrying a concealed weapon’.  Charges later dropped.

David Bowie
David Bowie
Arrested March 1976 – ‘Marijuana Possession’.  Charges dropped.

Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Arrested 1938 – ‘Adultery’.  Charge later dropped

Louis Sidoli, Jim Morrison, £399, limited edition print,19.25 x 18.75 inches
Jim Morrison
Arrested December 1967 – ‘Disturbing the Peace, resisting arrest and immoral exhibition’ during a concert at the New Haven Arena, Connecticut

Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
Arrested October 1965 – Arrested by customs agents who seized hundreds of pills and tranquilisers in his luggage.  Fined $1,000 and received 30 day suspended sentence.

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
Arrested May 1986 – ‘Trespassing whilst Intoxicated’.

Louis Sidoli, Elvis Presley, £399
Elvis (I)
December 1970 – Not actually arrested; Taken on tour of the FBI during presidential visit to Richard Nixon.

Louis Sidoli, Mick Jagger, £399, limited edition print,19.25 x 18.75 inches
Mick Jagger
Arrested June 1967 – Sentenced to three months imprisonment for possession of amphetamine tablets. Sentence reduced to a conditional discharge.

Ozzy Ozbourne
Ozzy Osborne

Arrested May 1984 – ‘Public Intoxication’

Sid Vicious
Sid Vicious

Arrested 1979 – Arrested in connection with the murder of Nancy Spungen.  Subsequently dies of an overdose four months later

Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Arrested 1972 – Arrested for ‘Drink Driving’.  Later convicted for reckless driving.

Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
May 1969 – Arrested at TorontoAirport in possession of heroin and marijuana.  Released on bale for $10,000 the same day so that he could perform a concert at MapleLeafGardens.

LSGC48 Elvis II_F

Elvis (II)
March 1958 – G.I. National Service photo

LSGC51 The Krays (Diptych) R

Ronnie and Reggie Kray
1952 – Arrested age 19 for desertion from national Service. While absent without leave, the twins assaulted the officer trying to arrest them. They were held at The Tower of London and were among the last prisoners to be held there.


Mickey Rourke
July 1994 –‘Domestic Abuse’.  Charges later dropped.


March 1980 – Arrested with band mates for pulling a prank on an aeroplane



Snoop Dog
August 1993 – Arrested in connection with the death of Phillip Woldermarian, a member of a rival gang who was shot and killed by Snoop’s bodyguard, McKinley Lee; Snoop was charged with murder along with Lee as he was driving the vehicle from which the shooting had commenced. Both Snoop and Lee were acquitted; Lee was acquitted on grounds of self-defence, but Snoop Dogg remained entangled in the legal battles around the case for three years.



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