Frank Sinatra Mugshot

    Newer Older

    Frank Sinatra Mugshot

    In 1938, a 23-year-old Sinatra was arrested on charges of seduction and adultery - charges were later dismissed in New Jersey. The world found out later just how smooth Ol' Blue Eyes could be.

    From the FBI's 1,300-page file on Frank Sinatra:

    'FRANK SINATRA, Arrest 42799, Bergen County Sheriff's Office, Hackensack, New Jersey was arrested on November 26, 1938 charged with Seduction. Disposition was marked, 'Dismissed.'.

    FRANK SINATRA, Arrest 42977, was arrested on December 22, 1938, charged with Adultery.'

    Neither of the acts with which Sinatra was charged is against the law today, but his initial charge in 1938 stated that: 'On the second and ninth days of November 1938 at the Borough of Lodi' and 'under the promise of marriage' Sinatra 'did then and there have sexual intercourse with the said complainant, who was then and there a single female of good repute.' This, the charge stated, was 'contrary and in violation of the revised statute of 1937.'

    The report noted that Sinatra was released on $1,500 bond and that the complaint was withdrawn when it was determined that the woman involved was married. A complaint of adultery was substituted, with Sinatra's bond being lowered to $500. That charge, too, was dismissed.


    This photo made it to Explore on October 17, 2004, at #45.

    ellinuxero, geo252682, and 47 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. alla macchia 77 months ago | reply

      Great Picture ! I invite you to visit and join my recently-created group:
      dedicated to migration acrross the world, and to have this picture and other related to Italian migrants added to the group. Thanks.

    2. puzzlemaster 77 months ago | reply

      This is the picture of Frank that was hanging in the back room of the Bada Bing.

    3. Τ 77 months ago | reply

      Yes ! That's why I've put it here… :o)

      We even have a Bada Bing! in Bordeaux.

      To be honest, I think it's a poster for a brand of shoes or something like that. ;o) But it's definitely the same name and logo and it can't be a coincidence.

    4. puzzlemaster 77 months ago | reply

      I love it that there is a 'Bing' in Bordeaux. Do you have a Satriale's too?

    5. Τ 76 months ago | reply

      Oh we have a very good, very Italian restaurant "Peppone", but no Satriale, unfortunately…

    6. aquietlife ~ [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

      atta boy

    7. ginabellydance52 57 months ago | reply

      very nice mug shot!

    8. sababe1975 [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      Doesn't he sort of look like Harry Connick Jr. in this photo?

    9. effpeetea 54 months ago | reply

      My favourite Sinatra shot!

    10. kidkodak 51 months ago | reply

      thank god he turned out good

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts