Pete Doherty arrested in Paris for buying cocaine

Singer was reportedly carrying two grams of cocaine at the time of his arrest

Babyshambles and Libertines co-frontman and noted troubled soul Pete Doherty was arrested in Paris for purchasing cocaine, the Associated Press reports.

The 40-year-old was scooped up during a a drug sale in Pigalle with a reported two grams of cocaine on his person. Doherty was held overnight Thursday.

Doherty has struggled with addiction in the past and had run-ins with the law, including a judge suspending his drivers license last month for speeding.

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