arrested for DUI and drug possession
Former Hollywood madam Heidi
Fleiss was arrested for driving under the influence and
possession of prescription drugs.
Heidi Fleiss, the famous Hollywood madam, was arrested on
Thursday morning in Las Vegas for possession of prescription
drugs and driving while intoxicated. According to the Nevada's
Nye County Sheriff's office, the police was called in the early
hours on Thursday to respond to a possible DUI at the town of
Pahrump. The police pulled over Heidi Fleiss and found
prescription medications, but no prescription. Heidi Fleiss was
arrested on four counts, including possession of dangerous drugs
without a prescription and driving under the influence. A
passenger with Fleiss was also arrested and charged with
possession of marijuana. According to reports, Heidi Fleiss
admitted carrying the pain killer Vicodin, but said she has a
prescription, only it was not with her.
Heidi Fleiss became popular after a 1997
conviction on tax evasion charges in connection with a
prostitution ring she was accused of running that catered to
Hollywood celebrities. She moved to Nevada recently, planning to
open a legal brothel.