Artie Lange’s latest court appearance over drug arrest ‘went great’

Artie Lange's latest court appearance over drug arrest 'went great'

“Crashing” star Artie Lange stated his newest courtroom look over a Could 12 drug possession arrest “went nice.”

The 50-year-old comic was initially alleged to be sentenced in February, however that date was pushed again when Lange was hospitalized for points associated to diabetes.

“Simply out of courtroom. It went nice. It was a pre-sentence interview. I noticed the decide who may be very truthful,” Lange tweeted after leaving Superior Courtroom in Newark on Friday morning. “She stated I seemed higher! The interview went effectively. So I am praying for probation however I’ll respectfully do what they inform me to do!”

Simply out of courtroom. It went nice. It was a pre sentence interview. I noticed the decide who may be very truthful. She stated I seemed higher! The interview went effectively. So I am praying for probation however I’ll respectfully do what they inform me to do! Proper now the sentence Day is Could 18
— Artie Lange (@artiequitter) March 23, 2018

In December, Lange pleaded responsible to possession of 81 decks of heroin after State Police arrested him on the Backyard State Parkway. Officers stated Lange had been driving erratically in a car parking zone at a McDonald’s in Bloomfield. Police stated that once they stopped Lange, they discovered the comic with a straw and a bag of heroin in his lap.

Lange had been arrested a complete of 3 times in 2017. In March of that 12 months, he was arrested exterior his Hoboken residence after police stated they discovered him with heroin and cocaine. He was additionally arrested in December after he missed a courtroom date linked to the Could arrest, then spent a short while in Essex County Jail.

The comic, who grew up in Union Township, spent about two weeks in rehab after his stint in jail, his lawyer, Frank Arleo, instructed NJ Advance Media. Lange, who has talked about drug use, relapse and rehab in his act as a slapstick comedian, tweeted about being “sober 32 days” in January.

Lange’s real-life struggles with drug dependancy have additionally been a plot level on HBO’s “Crashing.” This previous season, one episode specifically was devoted to Lange’s character relapsing after vowing to remain clear.

Lange is scheduled to be sentenced on Could 18.

On the time of Lange’s responsible plea, Arleo, Lange’s lawyer, stated they labored out an settlement that might enable the comic to keep away from jail time.

“The deal is he’ll get probation,” he stated. “There most likely might be drug remedy or testing.”

A number of corrections and additions have been made to this text, together with the date of Lange’s arrest and the costs linked along with his latest courtroom look. Lange was not in Superior Courtroom for fees associated to his Hoboken arrest.

Olivia Rizzo could also be reached at orizzo@njadvancemedia.com. Comply with her on Twitter @LivRizz. Discover NJ.com on Fb

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