EXCLUSIVE DETAILS: Paris Hilton Ordered To Appear In South African Court For Pot Possession


Jul. 2 2010, Published 5:45 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email has learned socialite Paris Hilton will appear before a South African court after she was detained following a World Cup game.

The hotel heiress was picked up, along with a group of friends, in Port Elizabeth after the Netherlands' defeat of Brazil in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

She was detained on suspicion that she was in possession of marijuana.

A Johannesburg radio station said police arrested Hilton outside the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. However, Hilton's Los Angeles based rep denies she was arrested.

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"She was found in possession of some amount of dagga," said a police officer, using the local name for marijuana.

"We don't know how much. It's a high-profile person; only the top cops are dealing with it."

Paris was still being questioned by police around 3.15pm PT, confirmed.


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