Courtney Love Trial Date Set
A Sept. 30 trial date has been set in Courtney Love California drug case. The former Hole frontwoman and widow of Kurt Cobain faces two felony drug charges for illegal possession of painkillers.A Sept. 30 trial date has been set in Courtney Love California drug case. The former Hole frontwoman and widow of Kurt Cobain faces two felony drug charges for illegal possession of painkillers.
Love could face up to three years and eight months in prison if convicted. The 40-year-old artist remains free on her own recognizance.
Love arrived in a Beverly Hills, Calif., court today (Aug. 16) wearing a purple knit top over a black halter and black heels and fidgeted in her chair during the 10-minute hearing before Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox.
When he asked whether the trial date was acceptable, Love initially replied, "I don't know." She agreed to the date after consulting with her attorney and thanked the judge before leaving.
Love faces a separate assault felony charge for allegedly attacking a woman with a liquor bottle April 25 at her ex-boyfriend's home in Los Angeles.
In July, she was sentenced to 18 months in a drug rehabilitation program after pleading guilty to being under the influence of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor charge connected to an alleged break-in at the same ex-boyfriend's home last fall.
Police called to her home hours after that arrest allegedly found painkillers there, leading to the felony drug charges.
She also faces charges of assault and reckless endangerment in New York for allegedly striking a fan with a microphone stand at a nightclub in March.
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