Paris Hilton: “Cocaine was mine, I lied your honor” – On Monday morning, celebrity-socialite Paris Hilton entered guilty pleas on two misdemeanor counts in a Las Vegas court and was placed on probation for a year under a plea deal to settle a cocaine possession charge.
In a police report, a small plastic bag fell out of a purse she was holding and into the hand of a police lieutenant while Hilton was being questioned.
Hilton admitted to the judge that cocaine found in a purse she was carrying after a traffic stop last month was hers and that she lied about it. She said “I said that purse wasn’t mine to the officer, your honor.”
According to Judge Hoe Bonaventure, the celebrity-socialite will have to stay out of legal trouble for the next year or she will face time in a Las Vegas jail. Any arrest, other than a minor traffic citation, would trigger a probation violation ruling.
She also ordered her to complete an intensive substance abuse program. In exchange for Hilton’s guilty pleas on misdemeanor charges of drug possession and obstruction of an officer, a felony cocaine possession charge was dropped.
Hilton’s defense lawyer David Chesnoff said that they have arranged for Hilton to be in an outpatient program. Hilton will also need to pay $2,000 fine and complete 200 hours of community service. However, she will not have to report to a probation officer.