News

‘The Office’ star charged with possession of pot, Ecstacy

‘The Office’ star charged with possession of pot, Ecstacy

CHARGED: Craig Robinson was charged with two counts of drug possession. Photo: Associated Press

“The Office” actor Craig Robinson has been fined $1,000 for drug possession after he was caught boarding a plane in the Bahamas with Ecstasy and marijuana.

“The Pineapple Express” star was in the region to shoot scenes for a comedy show, but he was stopped as he tried to board a flight out on Wednesday.

Officers allegedly found 18 Ecstasy pills and half a gram of marijuana on the star, and he was arrested and charged with two counts of possessing illegal drugs.

Robinson appeared before a court later that day and pleaded guilty to the charges. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to leave the country immediately.

In 2008, the actor was arrested in California for methamphetamine and Ecstasy possession and was ordered to complete a drug education course.

Recent Headlines

in Local

US Rep. Davis: OK With Lawsuit Against Obama

davis

Whether President Obama winds up at the defense table or not, one of Illinois' Republican Congressmen is defending the move to sue him

in Local

Audit: State Wait Times for Nursing Care Claims 3 Months

state_capitol_1

Audit finds may seeking state-paid nursing home care have been waiting more than 90 days for a decision on their cases

in Local

The Fix for Illinois in 98 Steps

illinois flag

Ex-lawmaker, ex-revenue chief co-write new book

in Local

State Fairgrounds Repairs Are Ongoing

state fair logo

IHPA is also short of cash

in Local

A New Law Will Support Community Health Workers

local_news_generic

Sponsor: Current status is unofficial