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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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jerome    

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.

330 days ago
17.

nmcurtis    

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.

330 days ago
18.

Sayeed    

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

330 days ago
19.

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"???

330 days ago
20.

wren    

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

330 days ago
21.

Carolyn    

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.

330 days ago
22.

Dpsasso    

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

330 days ago
23.

Dpsasso    

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

330 days ago
24.

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.

329 days ago
25.

aretha123    

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

329 days ago
26.

VimalaNowlis    

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.

329 days ago
27.

Rob    

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!!!!!

329 days ago
28.

Kyle    

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

329 days ago
29.

JIMMY    

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!

329 days ago
30.

Frank    

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.

329 days ago
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