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DeBarge Brother

Gets 6 Months in Jail

After Drug Arrest

8/4/2012 3:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mark DeBarge
(from DeBarge) will spend half a year behind bars after his April drug arrest -- and he can look forward to some hefty community service too ... TMZ has learned.

We broke the story ... Mark was busted along with a female companion in a Hollywood hotel room ... after the woman's parole officer stopped by for a routine check and discovered narcotics.

Mark was charged with felony drug possession in addition to misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also charged with possession of a fake ID.

Mark pled "no contest" earlier this month to all three counts -- and was sentenced to 180 days behind bars. He was also sentenced to 30 days community service with Caltrans ... and 3 years formal probation.

Mark is currently in custody, and will begin serving his sentence immediately.

8 COMMENTS

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1.

LDB    

Why am I not surprised?

772 days ago
2.

Cheryl A.    

They were arrested in HOLLYWOOD and he is serving 6 months? Why isn't he out yet like Lindsay Lowdown? There seems to be some confusion about the word "overcrowding"

772 days ago
3.

DaveT    

Number 5 is alive!

772 days ago
4.

Joao    

What's your guess as to how many DAYS he'll really serve? I'll say, three weeks... He wouldn't have had to serve that if he had that Shaun Holly chick. That bitch must have the goods on somebody in that Californian Celebrity Courts judicial system.

772 days ago
5.

voiceofreason    

Such a beautiful and talented family! Cocaine is a helluva drug!

772 days ago
6.

latestdiets.net    

free debarge! until then eat soup.

772 days ago
7.

moviestar5    

I hope he gets the help he needs.

769 days ago

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