They Fought the Law

Jerry Lee Lewis & the 10 Raddest Musician Arrests of All Time

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6. John Popper's Packin'

Blues Traveler's hefty, harmonica-wielding front man John Popper always seemed like the kind of guy who'd never harm a fly, which is why it was so disorienting when police discovered a hidden cache of 14(!) weapons in his car during a traffic stop in 2007.

After clocking Popper's Mercedes doing 111 mph, Washington state troopers pulled him over and found a small amount of weed in the car. Then they uncovered something else: Hidden compartments built into the vehicle where he'd stowed four rifles, nine handguns and a goddamn switchblade.

Oh, plus night-vision goggles and a taser. And what was he planning to do with that arsenal? Survive, obviously. Survive what, exactly? Pretty much any fucking thing, we'd say. Do not piss this man off.

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