“Comedian Artie Lange was held in the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, N.J., on Wednesday night allegedly in an effort to help him sober up before being relocated to a long-term treatment program.
“The former “MADtv” star’s team tweeted that he was not arrested, but only being held in jail for a few days.
“According to the Essex County Correctional Facility inmate database, Lange was in possession of a controlled substance.
“However, there is no sentencing or bond information listed on the website. Lange’s team did not address the controlled substance possession, but said “it’s time.””
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