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Lindsay Lohan

Hotel Owner BFF Arrested

Coke, Pot, Heroin, Pills

4/4/2013 7:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Multi-millionaire hotel owner Vikram Chatwal -- who's been close with Lindsay Lohan since 2011 -- has been arrested in Florida ... TMZ has learned ... after cops say he tried to get on a plane with cocaine, weed, heroin and various prescription pills.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, 41-year-old Chatwal was busted on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport when the TSA discovered an arsenal of drugs hidden on his person, in his crotch and in his bag.

Chatwal was booked on one count of trafficking (6 grams of heroin) and seven counts of possession ... including cocaine, buprenorphine (an opioid), clonazepam (a sedative), alprazolam (Xanax) and lorazepam (muscle relaxants), ketamine (a horse tranquilizer) and weed.

According to the police report, Chatwal admitted to cops that he illegally purchased and possessed the drugs.

Chatwal owns the Dream Hotel in NYC ... one of Lindsay Lohan's favorite spots. You'll recall, Lindsay was arrested following an alleged hit-and-run outside the hotel last year. Prosecutors subsequently dropped the charges due to lack of evidence.

Lindsay and Chatwal were romantically linked the year before when pics surfaced of them kissing inside Chatwal's apartment.

We reached out to Chatwal's people -- so far, no word back.



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Grandma Cracker    

Oh no! Damn Vikram.

545 days ago


Wow - they should definitely check Lohan's firecrotch - I bet there's an entire pharmacy up in that cavern. Looks like Lohan's fun times with Chatwal are over for a while. I can't wait to see Lohan's enabler in Rikers Island - if only justice worked. But alas, Lohan will find other minions who will do her evil bidding by supplying her with drugs. But I must say it gives me great pleasure to see Chatwal caught - he is a douchebag and I hope he likes not just drugs up his a$$ because he's going to be someone's b!tch at Rikers.

545 days ago


crack, coke, heroin, meth, molly...sounds like the man of her dreams

545 days ago

Ellie G    

Bummer Linds, no party tonight.

545 days ago


Could this possibly have anything to with Miz Lohan's decision to stay longer in Brazil? What cha think.

545 days ago

Chuck D of Valpo    

Maybe it was medicinal heroin and horse tranquilizer.

545 days ago


I could be wrong but isn't avoiding involvement with a criminal part of the terms of her probation?

545 days ago


Oh but Lindsay is clean and sober! You are known by the company you keep. This speaks volumes about her. I would hate to be the one doing the drugs that were smuggled by his crotch. Dude looks like a good Silkwood shower would do him wonders.

545 days ago


he was dating padma laksmi recently.

545 days ago


Gee, what a shock. Wouldn't be trading sex for drugs would they? People are judged by the company they keep. Nothing says good friends like drug buddies.

545 days ago

Grandma Cracker    

So, since Lindsay's arab cartel guys are all friends, what does that make Sam Magid and Domingo Zappata and Chelsea Handler's boyfriend who owns the Chateau?

545 days ago

Pudding Tang    

Don't be fooled. This is Robert Romanus from Fast Times at Ridgemont HIGH.

545 days ago

Ellie G    

She has been peddling his dope for years in the bars and clubs. She knows many secrets.

545 days ago


I knew something was up with this guy and it was why Lindsay hung out with him. EPIC!!

545 days ago

Prince Von A-Hole    

What about the guy who works at a gas station where Lindsay once filled her car. He got busted, lets hear about him. Oh that Lindsay getting her gas from a druggie.

545 days ago
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