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Bruno Mars Officially Charged With Drug Possession

October 2, 2010 (6:47 am) GMT
The 'Just the Way You Are' star is now facing up to four years behind bars now that he was charged with possession of a controlled substance following his Las Vegas arrest.
Bruno Mars

R&B singer is facing up to four years behind bars for a felony charge of drug possession following his arrest in Las Vegas in September. The "Just the Way You Are" star was taken into custody on September 19 after a bathroom attendant at the Hard Rock Hotel spotted Mars with a bag of white powder, which tested positive for cocaine.

Mars, real name Peter Hernandez, has now been officially charged with possession of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum of four years in jail and a $5,000 fine, reports TMZ.

Mars was busted at around 2:40 A.M. at the Hard Rock hotel. Prior to the arrest, Bruno, who co-wrote 's "Nothin' on You" and 's "Billionaire", urged his fans to watch him performing at the hotel. He tweeted, "Come See Me @ the Hard Rock 2nite!! VEGAS!!"

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