On August 11th, 2006, Lou was arrested for alleged domestic violence towards his girlfriend. LA Police confirmed that he was arrested at his home following a dispute with his girlfriend, Yvonne Boismier. His bail was set at $50,000, but his publicist said he was released on his own recognizance.
On September 21st, 2006, prosecutors in Los Angeles decided against using arbitration and filed a charge of battery against Lou instead. His arraignment was scheduled for October 18, 2006.