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Paris Hilton

Cops Plea in

Cocaine Arrest Case

9/18/2010 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Paris Hilton will serve a year of probation and avoid a felony charge after she struck a plea deal with prosecutors in Las Vegas.

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According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Paris will plead guilty to drug possession and obstructing an officer (both misdemeanors) to avoid two consecutive six month-sentences in the Clark County Detention Center.

Instead, according to the paper, she will get a year of probation and also must complete a drug abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and serve 200 hours of community service.

Paris was busted back on August 27 after cops found her in possession of less than a gram of cocaine.

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last_knight    

FLASH NEWS -- Paris chooses community service! Paris has submitted to the court for approval the following community service: 200 hours of FREE sexual service at the Bunny Ranch!! A nominal fee will be charges for video recording of each service with proceeds being donated to the Foundation for Rich Bitches Who Make Crappy Sex Tapes. A fifty hour training session for Bunny Ranch employees will not count toward the 200 hour requirement.

1433 days ago
47.

Alcamedes    

If you were some schook, of course you would be behind bars. Money talks, she has money, so she bought her way out of this with her attorney using his connections.

It's unfortunate, but true. If Paris didn't have a silver spoon up her ass do you think she'd have got off this easily?

The only real thing to come out of this, is that Paris has a drug problem, and that she is a Liar. She claimed the purse wasn't her's the coke wasn't hers. But really, we all know the truth, and we all know Paris is a liar.

1433 days ago
48.

Randomness    

Paris Hilton is absolutely hideous.

1433 days ago
49.

Ernie    

Sep. 17, 2010
Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal
http://www.lvrj.com/news/paris-hilton-to-get-probation-in-plea-deal-in-drug-possession-case-103177264.html
Paris Hilton to get probation in plea deal in drug possession case

By FRANCIS MCCABE

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Paris Hilton, Cy Waits.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Celebrity socialite Paris Hilton has agreed to plead guilty to two misdemeanors in her pending drug possession case, netting her a year of probation but no jail time.

Hilton is scheduled to formally plead guilty Monday to misdemeanor drug possession and misdemeanor obstructing an officer before Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure.

The 29-year-old was arrested late on Aug. 27 on one felony count of cocaine possession after she opened a Chanel flap bag to get some lip balm and a small plastic baggy of cocaine fell out, landing in the palm of a Las Vegas police lieutenant.

The original felony charge would not have resulted in any jail time. By statute, a conviction for felony cocaine possession requires mandatory probation.

According to the plea agreement obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, two consecutive six month sentences in the Clark County Detention Center will be suspended and Hilton will be placed on year-long probation.

If Hilton is arrested during her probation, she will have to serve a full year in jail, according to the plea deal.

"Defendant shall stay out of trouble. Defendant agrees that an arrest for any charge, excluding minor traffic violations for which a citation is issued, shall result in the immediate termination of her probation and the execution of the suspended sentences," the plea deal states. A minor traffic violation is anything other than a reckless driving or driving under the influence charge.

Hilton must also successfully complete a substance abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service, according to the plea deal. The nature and location of the community service will be determined later.

Clark County District Attorney David Roger said, "We fashioned a resolution which would give us complete control over her future. If she does not toe the line and stay out of trouble, she will do one year in the Clark County Detention Center."

Most other defendants would not have a year of jail hanging over their heads for being arrested, Roger said. Normally a conviction would be necessary.

"There are very strict limits on her future conduct. We will not have to litigate whether she was convicted of the charge or whether the charge was a major or minor offense," Roger said.

Roger said prison time was not an option because of that limitations on the charge by statute, and that Hilton won't get special treatment. She will have to walk through the front doors of the courthouse "just like any other criminal defendant," he said.

David Chesnoff, the attorney representing the hotel heiress, could not be reached for comment Friday.

According to an amended criminal complaint, the obstructing charge was added because Hilton lied to police when she said the Chanel bag wasn't hers. Hilton told police the purse and the cocaine belonged to someone else, though other things in it -- $1,300 cash, credit cards, cigarette rolling papers and a prescription pill to treat asthma -- belonged to her. Hilton said she thought the cocaine was gum, according to her arrest report.

"In truth, the Defendant purchased the Chanel handbag months earlier," the complaint states.

The Chanel handbag was featured in numerous tabloid photos the night of the event. It was soon discovered that Hilton had on July 15 posted a photo of the bag on her Twitter account, saying, "Love my new Chanel purse I got today :)."

Hilton's latest arrest came when her boyfriend, nightclub mogul Cy Waits, was stopped by a motorcycle officer who said he smelled marijuana coming from Waits' 2009 Cadillac Escalade on the Strip near Wynn Las Vegas. Hilton was a passenger in the vehicle.

Waits, 34, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He spent the night in jail before he was released on $2,000 bail with a Nov. 29 court date.

Since the incident casino mogul Steve Wynn has cut ties with Waits and has banned Hilton from his properties.

Hilton has one previous conviction. She pleaded no contest in 2007 to alcohol-related reckless driving. She was sentenced to 45 days in jail but was released after 23.

Hilton was arrested this summer after the Brazil-Netherlands World Cup match in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on suspicion of possession of marijuana. The case was dropped at a midnight court hearing.

Contact reporter Francis McCabe at fmccabe@reviewjournal.com or 702-380-1039.

1433 days ago
50.

margo    

This makes you wonder what has happened to our justice system. She is on probation! For Cocaine!! Very disappointing....how many other kids are rotting in prison for drugs.....and she just gets community service! It is unconscionable!

1433 days ago
51.

Lucky_130    

It isnt wise to keep the rich behind the wall

1433 days ago
52.

jean    

I am so sick of "privileged" few that get treated with kid gloves, what the hell is it, agents paying people---judges looking for their 15 mins--- she has already been in jail, nail the bitch and "REALLY"let her go to jail.

1433 days ago
53.

Ryguyy    

Good, maybe we won't have to hear about her ever again, she can rot for all I care

1433 days ago
54.

bring back recent posts    

I love u ERNIE...u do a good job! lol

1433 days ago
55.

Darlene    

Why does she even think she can dress up as Marilyn Monroe? Paris is not attractive to begin with but to try to emulate someone beautiful just makes her look even scarier.

1433 days ago
56.

Superman    

F-king BS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They had this bitch dead to rights!!!!!!! No way should she have gotten a deal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1433 days ago
57.

Darlene    

So rich she has nothing better to do than play dress up. How pathetic. What ever happed to her being a better person after her 30 seconds in jail? How fast we forget!

1433 days ago
58.

Dumba$$es    

DRUG TEST HER EVERY OTHER DAY

1433 days ago
59.

Ernie    

She may have walked on this one but doing Neveda probation is a bit different than California. There are no ifs ands or buts. She screws up and it is right into the slammer for one full year. The best thing she should do right now is only go to Vegas to report for her probation hearing and community service and drug abuse meetings. Any other outside activity will only bring on the heat... and you know one of those Vegas cops would love you have Hilton make their day. Vegas is not Los Angeles. Drinking is fine .... Drugs? Forgetaboutit.

1433 days ago
60.

the sea    

She'll never make through a year.

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