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Artie Lange's mugshot after drug possession arrest

By Admin / Published On Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 12:12 PM / No Comments / 137 views

Artie Lange’s mugshot was released in Monday. 

The 49-year-old comedian was found in possession of heroin and cocaine in the parking garage of his apartment complex in Hoboken, New Jersey last Sunday. 

In the new snap, the star had very disheveled hair and grizzled scruff.

The former Howard Stern Show star allegedly had several bags of drugs on him and more in his car when he was arrested, according to the Hudson Reporter.

Tough times: Artie Lange's mugshot from his arrest in New Jersey  was released in Monday

Tough times: Artie Lange’s mugshot from his arrest in New Jersey  was released in Monday

A spokesperson for the Hoboken Police Department said on Friday: ‘Officers responded to the area of 14th Street and Shipyard Lane [where Lange lives] on a report of someone attempting to enter a vehicle that was parked inside the garage.

‘Officer Zeszotarski was able to observe what appeared to be suspected heroin and cocaine inside the vehicle. A male later identified as the defendant approached the officers and confirmed it was his vehicle….A search of his person also revealed several more bags of suspected heroin along with cocaine.’ 

The TV star was was apparently booked on three separate charges and released on a summons with an upcoming court date.

As the news broke on Friday Artie took to Twitter to address the incident. 

Comedian The 49-year-old comedian was arrested at his apartment complex in New Jersey last weekend after he was found in possession of heroin and cocaine

Comedian The 49-year-old comedian was arrested at his apartment complex in New Jersey last weekend after he was found in possession of heroin and cocaine

'I'm doing great': The former Howard Stern sidekick took to Twitter to address the incident on Friday

‘I’m doing great’: The former Howard Stern sidekick took to Twitter to address the incident on Friday

‘Hey guys. I was arrested. I’m doing great. Physically too! I’m in St. Louis & will be on stage this weekend at The Funnybone! Love u all!’ he wrote.

In a second tweet he gave praise to the cops that booked him, writing, ‘FYI The Hoboken Cops treated me so great. Great people. Professional. I thank them for that Now a lawyer tells me what to do!’ 

In a third more reflective post, Artie wrote: ‘I wish I could tell u how my story ends. I hope it’s being old & smiling cuz of unique memories. But I’m such a flawed person guys. Tryin!’ 

Artie rose to fame on The Howard Stern Show in 2009 and is currently on tour with a standup gig in St Louis on Friday and Saturday

Artie rose to fame on The Howard Stern Show in 2009 and is currently on tour with a standup gig in St Louis on Friday and Saturday

In the ’90s, Artie starred in the comedy sketch series MADtv but left after being arrested for alleged cocaine abuse.

He rose to fame on The Howard Stern Show in 2009 and recently featured on the HBO series Crashing.

The comedian and author has been open about his drug issues and in 2010 was hospitalized with an eight month stay in a psychiatric ward after attempting to commit suicide.

In 2013 he released his second book titled Crash and Burn about his ‘descent into drug addiction, life-threatening depression, and ultimately, his recovery’. 

The star has been open about his drug issues in the past and was hospitalized in 2010 after attempting to commit suicide

The star has been open about his drug issues in the past and was hospitalized in 2010 after attempting to commit suicide

 

 

 

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