At about midnight on January 28, 1968 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jim was arrested at the Pussycat a' Go Go for public drunkenness and vagrancy. Apparently, Jim was beat up by the bouncers because he was smoking a cigarette like it was a joint.
During his final trimester at Florida State University, a 19-year-old Jim Morrison appears in a public relations film for the school. In January of 1964, he transfers to UCLA where he will meet future bandmate Ray Manzarek.
Jim's first arrest was on September 28, 1963 in Tallahasee, Florida with charges of petty larceny, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and public drunkenness at a football game. Jim was allegedly, getting rowdy and making fun of the football players and people in the crowd.