George Michael Charged with Marijuana Possession, Unfit Driving

George Michael reported to a police station in north Camden, London on Thursday where he was charged with possession of marijuana and driving under intoxication for an incident that occurred on July 4:

Michael "Michael was arrested on 4 July in Hampstead, north London, after he allegedly crashed his car into a branch of photographic shop Snappy Snaps."

NewsCore reports:

"He was reportedly traveling back from a gay pride march in central London…

Michael was ordered to appear before Highbury magistrates court on Aug. 24.

The store manager, Jun Mustafa, said at the time of the crash: 'You’re looking at a new shop front definitely — it was quite badly damaged.'

The star ended a two-year driving ban last year after he was found slumped at the wheel of his car in May 2007 'unfit to drive through drugs.'

He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs in Berkshire, southeast England in August 2009, but was later released without charge."

Posted August 12, 2010 at 9:42am ETC by Andy Towle
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