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Drug Bust! Artie Lange Arrested For Heroin & Cocaine Possession

Artie Lange Arrested Drugs Cocaine Heroin Howard Stern
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Mar. 17 2017, Updated 7:15 p.m. ET

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Former Howard Stern Show fave Artie Lange has been busted for heroin and cocaine possession, has learned.

The radio show star was popped with the drugs by the Hoboken Police Department on Sunday, March 12, 2017, in the garage of his home.

"Officers responded to the area of 14th Street and Shipyard Lane where Lange lives on a report of someone attempting to enter a vehicle that was parked inside the garage,” the spokesperson said, according to

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“Officer Zeszotarski was able to observe what appeared to be suspected heroin and cocaine inside the vehicle. A male later identified as the defendant approached the officers and confirmed it was his vehicle....A search of his person also revealed several more bags of suspected heroin along with cocaine."

Lange, who once said he felt “abandoned” by Stern after his 2010 suicide attempt, Tweeted about the arrest.

He also wrote a depressing note about his struggles with his addictions, which he chronicled in his tell-all Too Fat To Fish.

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