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"Ice Road Truckers" star Timothy Zickuhr has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and extorting a Las Vegas prostitute named "Snow White."

In a strange set of allegations, Zickuhr is accused of threatening to kill "Snow White" if a Las Vegas police officer didn't bring him $1,000. "Snow White" claims that Zickuhr had punched and threatened to kill her over money he believed the prostitute owed him, reports Las Vegas' KVVU-TV.

Does the slippery slope of stardom lead to "Ice Road Truckers" ransoming "Snow White?"

'Hardcore Pawn' Stars Arrested Over Repawned Stolen Goods

While pawn shop employees are known to think twice before accepting stolen goods, two stars of "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago" were arrested for re-pawning stolen goods from their own store.

Cast members Jeremy Jackson and Karl Bell were arrested by Chicago police after the owners of Royal Pawn Shop became suspicious when merchandise went missing, according to TMZ.

Jackson and Bell were charged with felony theft.

'Maury' Guests Can't Wait for Taping, Get Arrested in Hotel Fight

While most guests on the "Maury Show" save the drama for when the cameras are rolling, a Chicago couple was arrested at their hotel for fighting before taping even began.

John Coley, 46, and Shantae McGhee-Brown, 25, were both arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief, though Coley's mischief charge has since been dropped. McGhee-Brown is also charged with interfering with an officer, according to The Hour.

The couple was slated to appear on "Maury" because Coley allegedly slept with McGhee-Brown's mother. That sounds like quite a domestic predicament, but now the couple will have some legal affairs to deal with as well.

Amanda Bynes' 28th Birthday: A Legal Status Update

It's Amanda Bynes' 28th birthday today, and so far, it seems like her fans' legal wishes have come true: She hasn't made any headlines today for a run-in with the law.

While Bynes has certainly faced a fair share of legal troubles in recent years, it seems like the actress is doing much better now. She's apparently a student at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Southern California, according to E! News.

To show how far Bynes has come as she turns the big 2-8, let's take a look back at her recent legal timeline:

'Scandal's' Columbus Short Arrested for Felony Battery

"Scandal" actor Columbus Short, best known as Harrison Wright on the hit ABC show, has been arrested on a felony battery charge.

The 31-year-old actor allegedly punched and knocked out a guest at a restaurant in West Los Angeles on March 15, Reuters reports.

Scandal!

Woman Breaks Into Justin Bieber's Mansion, Sleeps in Bedroom

Justin Bieber has a legion of frenzied fans, but one fan took it to another level when she was arrested for breaking into the pop star's rented mansion in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Qianying Zhao, 23, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after police found her sleeping inside one of Bieber's bedrooms, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Zhao allegedly entered the mansion without permission, so would a burglary charge also be appropriate?

'Party Down South's' Lyle Boudreaux Arrested After Car Burglary

Lyle Boudreaux, star of CMT's reality series "Party Down South," may have been partying a bit too hard since becoming famous. He was arrested for burglary over the weekend, after allegedly swiping a credit card and wallet from a parked car.

Police arrested Boudreaux, 28, of Lafayette, Louisiana, after he allegedly tried to use the stolen credit card to open a bar tab, according to The Advertiser.

It's been said that Louisiana knows how to celebrate Mardi Gras, but now that the party is over, the reality star faces burglary charges.

"Avatar" star Sam Worthington was arrested Sunday night for allegedly assaulting a paparazzo in New York City.

In an interesting twist, the photographer, Sheng Li, 37, has also been arrested on charges of reckless endangerment, assault, and harassment, The Associated Press reports.

What caused this action movie actor to be cuffed?

Chris Kattan's DUI: Ex-'SNL' Star Blames Prescription Drugs

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Chris Kattan was arrested for DUI on the 101 Freeway in Southern California.

Kattan, best known for the sassy character Mango, was reportedly driving under the influence of prescription pills, The Associated Press reports.

For fellow drivers, Kattan's arrest is a cautionary tale: Driving under the influence of prescription pills -- even perfectly legal ones -- can lead to DUI arrests.

After Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death, 3 Arrested on Drug Charges

As the investigation into actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death continues, police have arrested three people on drug charges.

The three -- Robert Vineberg, 57, Max Rosenblum, 22, and his girlfriend Juliana Luchkiw, also 22 -- were arrested during a raid on a building in Lower Manhattan. Police were tracing what they believed to be the source of the heroin suspected of playing a role in the Oscar-winning actor's death. A fourth person was also arrested in the raid, but charges against him were later dropped, The New York Times reports.

What will prosecutors need to prove to make their case?