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Amanda Bynes

Busted for Pot Possession

And FELONY Bong Tossing

5/24/2013 12:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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amanda_launchAmanda Bynes was arrested in her NYC apartment Thursday night for marijuana possession and throwing evidence out the window ... TMZ has learned.

According to law enforcement sources ... a building official called police after spotting Amanda in the lobby with a joint, acting erratically and talking to herself.  We're told when cops arrived they knocked at her door and she let them in. 

Our sources say when police saw the bong Amanda quickly tossed it out the window ... which fortunately didn't hit anyone on the street below.

Amanda, who was wearing a platinum blonde wig, was placed under arrest and went ballistic, yelling, "Don't you know who I am?"

She was booked for criminal possession of pot, as well as reckless endangerment and FELONY tampering with evidence.

Our law enforcement sources say Amanda was briefly taken to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation and then taken to the station for booking. 

But the cop shop wasn't the last stop.  A cuffed Amanda was then taken to night court just before midnight.  She's still there in a holding cell, waiting for a judge.  She should get a hearing sometime this AM.

Amanda's behavior has become increasingly bizarre over the past year -- with numerous arrests, a complete physical transformation and crazy tweets.



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Yes, who is this bimbo; and, why is her picture always slammed down everyone's throats on AOL? If she is a waste of oxygen, then why does TMZ care? If she wants to end up dead face down in a gutter, let her. It surely won't be a major loss.

463 days ago


Honestly, are the self-destructive lives of Lindsay Lohan, Brittany Spears, Anna Nicole, Heather Locklear, and on and on and on .... not enough for these young talents to use as an example of what drug and alcohol abuse can enure to??? She's probably an undiagnosed bi-polar or something and hopefully this will be a wakeup call - I pray it will be.

463 days ago


I don't see any response from you, send me daily updates

463 days ago

al s    

After reading that she said "don't you know who I am?", I'd say throw the book at her, but otherwise I'd ask: "what the heck are the cops bothering making arrests for pot possession"???

463 days ago


Damn, her mugshot looks like Miley Cyrus...give it time and she will have one too.

463 days ago


So sad. She might be more of a mess than Brittany was. I wish someone (family!) would intervene and get her the SERIOUS help she needs.

463 days ago


Amanda Bynes, after all this I still do not know who you are. Maybe you and Cuilkin should get together.

463 days ago


Amanda Bynes, after all this I still do not know who you are. Maybe you and Cuilkin should get together.

463 days ago

Jerome Ennis    

This city of NYC has become a complete Fascist-Nazi-Like city, and he longer nanny Bloomberg is running this city, it will only get worse. Get real, building pot possession incident to tack on a felony for throwing the bong out the window. Get real. These folks really reach to destroy peoples lives with these over zealous police and prosecutors over-charging people in order to collect more fines, fees, court costs and Nothches In Their Guns as these loser Prosecutors, who aspire to be judges, try to have a Tough On Crime Prosecutor. And, they become judges, and then try to build up as many thousands of folks they send to jails or prisons.

463 days ago


here we go again just like i told my children the starrs are just like us

463 days ago


Lindsey Lohan got so much attention for her escapades, even acting jobs and trips to Europe for her appearances. She got away with it all and with no jail time except endless publicity. What a deal.
Amanda is just trying to follow LiLo's footsteps to get some attention.

463 days ago


Come on now, is this really news worthy? The war on drugs should be just that pots a plant, legal in some states, and medically legal in alot, LEGALIZE IT ALREADY!!!!!

463 days ago


I'll sleep better tonight knowing another pot smoker has been taken off the streets.

463 days ago


She's either bipolar or schizophrenic,that's what the psych test is about.She was arrested for the MJ because she had possession,it's still illegal!

463 days ago


Dear stop the self destruction. Your beautiful with so much potential and this behavior is so unlikable for a girl that has everything beauty and cash. Please get help you are so much more.

463 days ago
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