George Michael arrested for drug possession

Singer apprehended in a public toilet in London

George Michael was arrested in a public toilet on suspicion of possessing drugs on Friday (September 19).

The singer was cautioned after the arrest, which took place in London‘s Hampstead Heath.

Michael was reportedly in possession of class C and class A drugs, one of which may be crack cocaine, according to BBC News.


In a statement, a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “A 45-year-old man was arrested on 19 September on suspicion of possession of drugs in the Hampstead Heath area.”

Michael was arrested for lewd conduct in a public toilet in Beverly Hills in 1998, and pleaded guilty in 2007 to driving while unfit after using drugs.