Girlicious singer NATALIE MEJIA has pleaded not guilty to a drugs charge stemming from her arrest last month (Mar10).
The singer, who shot to fame after appearing in Pussycat Dolls reality show Girlicious, was pulled over for speeding and later arrested after cops searched the car and allegedly found a dozen bags of cocaine in her handbag.
Mejia insisted she had no idea how the drugs had made their way into her purse. She was charged with drug possession with intent to sell.
And she maintained her innocence in court on Thursday (15Apr10), when she entered a not guilty plea.
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The singer, who shot to fame after appearing in Pussycat Dolls reality show Girlicious, initially told cops she had no idea how the drugs got into her designer bag after she and a friend were pulled over for speeding and the car was searched.
TMZ.com reports Mejia, 21, allegedly had more than a dozen bags of cocaine stashed in her purse.
The driver of the car was also charged with one felony count of possession for sale of a controlled substance and one misdemeanour count of driving without a valid license.
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Natalie Mejia was held in Glendale City Jail in California on Tuesday (09Mar10) after cops discovered multiple bags of the drug in her purse.
She and a friend were taken into custody after they were stopped for speeding and cops discovered her pal had a suspended driving license.
Police then searched the pair and arrested both on suspicion of possessing cocaine for sale, according to the Glendale News Press.
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