Los Angeles News
Cee Lo Green Faces Drug Charge
By Alex Nochez
Oct 22, 2013 - 9:03:20 AM

LOS ANGELES — Singer Cee Lo Green faced a felony drug charge on Monday, October 21, for an incident that took place last year.
Cee Lo Green


Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, was in court to face a single felony count of furnishing a controlled substance. He was arraigned in the afternoon, where he pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors asked that his bail be placed at $30,000.


According to the District Attorney’s Office, the felony charge stems from an incident in July 2012, where Green allegedly sneaked ecstasy to a 33-year-old woman in a downtown Los Angeles restaurant. The woman later found herself with Green at her hotel.


The District Attorney has chosen not to charge the singer with any sexual assault crimes, citing a lack of evidence to support those claims.


The singer, who currently hosts “The Voice” on NBC, faces a maximum of four years if convicted.

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