Ex-Guns N’ Roses drummer pleads not-guilty to drug charges

Judge orders Steven Adler to stay in rehab

Guns N’ Roses‘ former drummer Steven Adler has pleaded not guilty to drug possession charges.

Adler, 43, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court today (August 20) along with his therapist to enter the plea.

The judge ordered him to stay in rehab until a preliminary hearing on a felony charge of drug possession and a misdemeanor count of being under the influence of drugs, reports the Associated Press.

Adler was taken into custody in Hollywood last month but went free on $10,000 bail. His attorney said he’s currently being monitored by celebrity rehab specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky.

The drummer has a long history of drug use, and was eventually fired from Guns N’ Roses.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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