Bruno Mars to Enter Plea in Las Vegas Cocaine Case

Bruno Mars to Enter Plea in Las Vegas Cocaine Case

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Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars will appear before a Las Vegas judge Wednesday to plead guilty to cocaine possession. The plea is part of a deal meant to result in the erasure of the felony conviction.

The plea agreement stipulates that Mars, whose real name is Peter Hernandez, would be granted probation, but have to pay a $2,000 fine, perform 200 hours of community service and seek drug counseling.

Assuming he doesn't violate the year-long probation, the felony will be removed from his record.

Mars was arrested September 19 in a Hard Rock Hotel restroom following a performance in a Las Vegas Nightclub. He had 2.6 grams of cocaine in his possession.

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