this week's adventures in celebrity substance
abuse from About.com/Alcoholism;
Lindsay Lohan Placed Under House Arrest
Actress Lindsay Lohan violated her probation on a DUI charge, stole a $2,500 necklace from a Venice Beach jewelry store and still managed to avoid jail time. The former Disney star was fitted with an ankle bracelet tracking device and placed under house arrest after showing up three weeks early to begin serving her so-called 120 days in jail sentence.
Oscar De La Hoya Enters Rehab
Friends said former boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya was battling cocaine and alcohol problems before checking himself into a California rehab facility. Friends told reporters the boxer's substance abuse problems began after having fidelity problems in his marriage.
Pete Doherty Jailed for Cocaine Possession
Just before he was scheduled to perform a concert in Scotland, Pete Doherty was sentenced to six months in jail for cocaine possession. The Babyshambles frontman has a long history of drug abuse problems.
Estella Warren Tries to Escape DUI Arrest
"Planet of the Apes" and "Kangaroo Jack" actress Estella Warren has been arrested for felony drunk driving after crashing her car into three parked cars and then trying to flee from police custody. The former Victoria's Secret model wiggled out of her handcuffs, kicked a policeman and tried to run out of the police station.
ESPN's Jalen Rose Pleads Guilty to DUI
Former University of Michigan and NBA basketball star Jalen Rose has pleaded guilty in a Michigan court to driving under the influence. The ESPN analyst was arrested March 11 after crashing his Escalade in Detroit.
DUI Charges Against Braves' Derek Lowe Dropped
Drunken driving and reckless driving charges have been dropped against Atlanta Braves pitcher Derek Lowe after prosecutors said the arresting officer "jumped to a conclusion and made a lot of mistakes."
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