Artie Lange Arrested in New Jersey for Drug Court Probation Violation

  • The Wrap
Artie Lange Arrested in New Jersey for Drug Court Probation Violation
Comedian Artie Lange was arrested Tuesday in Essex County, New Jersey, for violating the terms of his drug rehabilitation program. He is currently being held at Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark.

“We received an arrest warrant from drug court for Artie Lange. We executed that arrest warrant without incident at 07:42 hours today,” Kevin Lynch, a public information officer for the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of Sheriff Armando Fontoura, confirmed to TheWrap on Tuesday.

Katherine Carter, a public information officer for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, confirmed that the reason for his arrest was that “he was not compliant with the terms of the drug program that he was in as part of drug court.”

Carter could not elaborate on the nature of the violation due to drug court’s strict confidentiality rules, but said that “there will be a probation violation hearing at a later date.
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