The new cast members of The Real Housewives of New Jersey are proving they could bring just as much drama as the veterans! RadarOnline.com has obtained exclusive court documents revealing newbie Dolores Catania's ex-husband was busted on drug charges.
Frank Catania, Jr. was arrested on May 12, 1988 and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
He pled guilty to the crimes on November 8, 1989.
The ex-husband, who shares two children with Dolores, was sentenced to three years probation on April 19, 1990.
The terms included urine testing, an outpatient drug rehab program and a suspension of his driver's license for six months. He was also ordered to pay $1,080 in fines and late fees.
Despite the divorce, Frank is expected to make an appearance on the show this season.
"She and her ex-husband and business partner, Frank, maintain a close friendship," her Bravo bio reads.
The season premiere of The Real Housewives of New Jersey airs July 10 at 8/7c on Bravo.