'CSI' Actor Busted for Drugs

Gary Dourdan nabbed snoozing in car on wrong side of street

By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User

Posted Apr 30, 2008 11:11 AM CDT

(Newser) – Life imitated art for "CSI" star Gary Dourdan when he was arrested Monday in Palm Springs, Calif., for possession of cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, and prescription pills, People reports. The “disoriented” crime drama star, who plays an audio-video analyst with an addiction-addled past, was picked up by patrol officers who spotted him sleeping in his car shortly after 5am, according the police statement.

After five hours in custody, Dourdan, 41, posted $5,000 bail to await his May 28 arraignment.

Gary Dourdan in character as Warrick Brown in CSI: Crime Scene Invesigation.
Gary Dourdan in character as Warrick Brown in "CSI: Crime Scene Invesigation."   (KRT Photos)
Gary Dourdan's mug shot.
Gary Dourdan's mug shot.   (Police dept mug shot)
Gary Dourdan co-stars in the television series CSI
Gary Dourdan co-stars in the television series "CSI"   (AP Photo)
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