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Lindsay Lohan

Hotel Owner BFF Arrested

Coke, Pot, Heroin, Pills

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

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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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1085 COMMENTS

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76.

Truth    

LOL! LESLO, FESS UP!! THEY CAUGHT ONE OF THE BITCHES DRUG DEALERS. #TRUTH!!

535 days ago
77.

Phreaky    

Uh oh, there goes one of her sources of income.

535 days ago
78.

Truth    

HILARIOUS. No Lohan news so the nolifer haters have to have SOMEWHERE to vent.

535 days ago
79.

MADISYN, LIAISON TO THE H8TURDS!!    

Lil Viki and Blohan, getting an early start before Coachella, just a 'lil' warmup?

535 days ago
80.

EarthAngel    

They weren't his pants

535 days ago
81.

Andyconda#LITTLESTAR    

He only had those drugs because he was upset over gucci dying..but the heroin does explain the bruises on lielos legs..just saying

535 days ago
82.

sterlingguys    

vikram chatwal is also a friend of and hung out with bill and hilary clinton, but they go with the lilo link for the hits, so pathetic and predictable. WITCH HUNT

535 days ago
83.

HannahF    

Re: Linking Viki to Lindsay. The connection between Lindsay and Viki is much more than ships that passed in the night. By their own admission they are good friends and they've been pictured together numerous times. Lindsay was with Viki when she was photographed shopping the weekend prior to her "too sick" to go to court stunt.
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Lindsay is associated with the misuse of alcohol and drugs and will soon go to court ordered rehab. Therefore, the drug arrest of someone in her inner circle of friends is relevant to the larger Lohan story.

535 days ago
84.

amazinglybored    

*fake surprised face* Not a friend of Lindsay!
This is all so predictable, next it will be a story about Lohan rushing to his side -to ask about the drugs- and saying she'll handle everything.

535 days ago
85.

Firefly    

It's starting to happen guys, what we've been waiting for for years. It starts out slowly by arresting her dealers and enablers. People who give her places to stay and live free. Who give her drugs and take advantage of her while she is wasted or passed out. It starts moving faster and picking up steam by finally putting Lindsay away to serve her time this time with no early release. Mom's losing her home to forclosure so what's a single mother of four to do I ask you? The Lohan Soap Opra is reaching a crescendo, will it go out with a whimper or a big bang?

535 days ago
86.

beachchick218    

People all around here keep flaming out. Man, she is bad news!

535 days ago
87.

LK    

LORAZEPAM IS NOT A MUSCLE RELAXANT . IT IS IN THE SAME FAMILY AS CLONAZEPAM ( A SEDATIVE) CLONAZEPAM JUST HAS A LONGER LIFE CYCLE ( SAY IN YOU LONGER ) . KATEMINE ( SPECIAL K ) IS USED ON MOSTLY ON CATS . THEY USE PCP ON HORSES . XANAX IS USED 2 TREAT ANXIETY & PANIC DISORDER WHICH I THINK WOULD BE A SEDATIVE AS WELL .
BUT I COULD BR WRONG . JUST TMZ IS . LOL

535 days ago
88.

Naomi    

If I were a multi millionaire carrying all those drugs, I would have first thought to buy my own plane

535 days ago
89.

Ivan in Phoenix    

LiLo is shuddering & shaking at this moment, as withdrawals begin to set in, after realizing one of her primary suppliers is going to be out of product for awhile... And mama Lohan is somewhere crying hysterically!

535 days ago
90.

Andyconda#LITTLESTAR    

I think she should hang out with him as fast as possible..comfort him and be seen by police

535 days ago
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