Whew! Looks like Paris Hilton is in trouble. She was arrested today morning in Las Vegas on charges of possessing Cocaine.
Paris Hilton was released from a Las Vegas jail this morning after being arrested on suspicion of cocaine possession late Friday night, CNN is reporting.
According to a police spokesman, the socialite-heiress was a passenger in a vehicle that was observed trailing marijuana smoke. After searching the vehicle, police discovered an unspecified amount of what was later identified as cocaine. The driver of the vehicle, whose name was not released, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Hilton was released on her own recognizance.
This is Hilton’s third drug-related arrest in recent memory. In July, while attending a World Cup match in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Hilton was removed from the stadium by local police and arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession. The charges were dropped. Later that month, Hilton was detained by police at an airport in Corsica, France, after she was caught with a small amount of marijuana. No charges were filed in the incident.
Attempts to reach the Las Vegas police department and Hilton’s publicist and manager were unsuccessful.
While known primarily as a favorite subject of celebrity gossip magazines and websites, Hilton has has had some success as a star and producer of reality TV shows, including Paris Hilton’s My New BFF and The Simple Life, which co-starred her then-BFF Nicole Richie. Hilton’s acting credits include include the 2005 horror film House of Wax and appearances on Supernatural, The O.C., Veronica Mars.