Bai Ling Pleads Guilty to Disturbing the Peace

Bai Ling pleaded guilty Wednesday to disturbing the peace in a case stemming from her arrest at LAX for stealing two Star magazines and a package of batteries, totaling $16.22.

Although she was formally charged with petty theft Monday, prosecutors agreed to let Bai plead to the alternative charge, said L.A. City Attorney rep Frank Mateljan.

The actress was ordered to pay a fine and penalties totaling $700.

Bai Ling Blogs: Theft Was an 'Innocent Mistake'

Bai Ling is grateful that she’s only been charged with petty theft for stealing some items from an airport newsstand, and says the whole incident was an “innocent mistake.”

Bai Ling Formally Charged with Petty Theft

Actress Bai Ling was formally charged with petty theft, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office announced Monday.

“(She) was charged based on an arrest that occurred Feb. 13 at LAX where she stole two Star magazines and a package of batteries,” spokesman Frank Mateljan said.

The total value of the theft was $16.22, Mateljan added.

The actress, 37, whose film roles include The Crow and Anna and the King, will be arraigned on March 5.

Bai Ling Blames Her Arrest on Bad Breakup

Actress Bai Ling is blaming her recent shoplifting bust on a case of the Valentine’s Day blues.

The 37-year-old former Playmate was arrested Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport after reportedly shoplifting $16 worth of celebrity magazines and batteries from a terminal convenience store.

Not Exactly a Kodak Moment for Bai Ling

Actress Bai Ling’s mug shot was released Thursday, a day after she was reportedly arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for shoplifting $16 worth of celebrity magazines and a package of batteries from a convenience store in one of the terminals.

Report: Bai Ling Arrested at L.A. Airport

Actress and June 2005 Playboy cover girl Bai Ling was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday for allegedly shoplifting $16 worth of celebrity magazines and a package of batteries from a terminal convenience store, TMZ.com reports, quoting law enforcement sources.

A shop employee reportedly placed Bai, 37, under citizen’s arrest, and Airport Police escorted her to the station, where she was booked for theft.

Daily Insider for February 5, 2004

February 5, 2004
WHEN A PALM PILOT WON’T DO
At a black-tie gala honoring director Oliver Stone at the recent Bangkok Film Festival, actress Bai Ling enjoyed chatting with Val Kilmer so much that she wanted to exchange phone numbers with him – but apparently neither of them had a slip of paper. “First she wrote her phone number on his shirt sleeve in blue magic marker,” a spy told us. “Then he wrote his number right on her belly.”

Bai Ling

Bai Ling just finished shooting Star Wars: Episode III with George Lucas in Australia. But, of course, she’s gotta warn you up front: “I can tell you a little bit, but I signed a contract that I’m not supposed to talk about it.”