Usually TMZ gets the scoop.  Once in a while they run fast and furious with the facts.  Sheriff's thought they had Scott Weiland (formerly of STP and Velvet Revolver) busted for shoplifting because the guy said he was him. Full story below:

http://www.tmz.com/2014/08/21/scott-weiland-arrested-meth-stealing-drug-store/