Former child actor MACAULAY CULKIN has been arrested and jailed in America
on drug possession charges.
Police have confirmed the 24-year-old HOME ALONE star was imprisoned on
charges of possessing marijuana and a dangerous controlled substance without a
He and another man were taken in by cops after the car they were
travelling in was pulled over in Oklahoma City on Friday (17SEP04). Culkin was
later released after paying a $4,000 (GBP2,220) bond.
Among the substances found in the vehicle - in which Culkin was a
passenger - was a 17 gram (0.6 ounce) batch of marijuana and 16 milligrams of
prescription medicines Xanex and Clonzebam used to control anxiety and
Police also found $3,000 (GBP1,660) in a bag that Culkin said belonged to
Officers leapt into action when they noticed a car driving at 112
kilometres per hour (70 miles per hour) in a 96 kilometres per hour (60 miles
per hour) speed zone and for making an improper lane change.
A police statement says, "Culkin was transported to the Oklahoma County
Jail and booked on the state charges of possession of a controlled dangerous
substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana, and a municipal
charge of possession