Winehouse Free After Norway Pot Bust
Amy Winehouse, her husband and a friend were arrested in Norway for marijuana possession and held overnight. "She's paid the fine, so this thing is over for us now," an Oslo police official said todayAmy Winehouse was arrested in Norway for marijuana possession and held overnight, an Oslo police official said today (Oct. 19).
Winehouse, her husband Blake Fielder-Civil and a third person were released at around 7:00 a.m. today after paying $715 in fines, Prosecutor Lars Morten Lothe said.
The trio was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. at a hotel in Bergen in southwestern Norway, where Winehouse is on a European tour, after a tip to police. "They were found with seven grams (about 1/4-ounce) of marijuana," Lothe said. "She's paid the fine, so this thing is over for us now."
Winehouse was to perform in Oslo tonight, before heading to the Netherlands on Monday.
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