HOLLYWOOD, CA (RUSHPRNEWS) 5/8/08 â€” For the second time in less than two weeks,(see related HT story) troubled Britainâ€™s troubled â€œpopwreckâ€ and multi-Grammy Award winning singer, Amy Winehouse is once again comfortably being afforded housing and enjoying the surroundings of a London jail. This time, itâ€™s on drug charges. Last month the star spent a night in prison in London on common assault.charges for head butting a fellow club goer and punching out another!
According to Scotland Yard, the â€œRehabâ€ singer showed up â€œvoluntarilyâ€ again to turn herself in at the police station only to be arrested for further questioning concerning the â€œinfamousâ€ home video footage of her allegedly smoking crack cocaine back in January.
The official statement read, â€œAround 1pm today a 24-year-old woman from the Camden area attended a London police station by arrangement and was arrested in connection with the alleged possession of a controlled drug. She remains in custody. This is in connection with an investigation connected to footage passed to the Metropolitan Police on January 22.â€
Footage obtained by The Sun, A British tabloid newspaper, showed the troubled singer inhaling fumes coming from a crack pipe following an almost-20 minute binge on drugs. And on January 22nd, a newspaper published the photos.
Amyâ€™s publicist has been decidedly tight-lipped about the whole ordeal, only saying, â€œShe is being questioned in a police station. We will be releasing a statement later.â€
Photographers and television cameras have gathered outside Limehouse police station in east London where Ms Winehouse is believed to be held.
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