January 31, 2011
A look at actor Charlie Sheen's legal and personal troubles: December 1996 : Sheen was arrested and charged with attacking his girlfriend at his Southern California home. Sheen pleaded no contest to the charges and was placed on two years' probation. May 20, 1998 : Sheen overdosed after trying to inject himself with cocaine, for which he was hospitalized. His father, actor Martin Sheen, turned him in for violating his parole and issued a public appeal for his fans to pray for his son. Sheen was sent to rehab.