Artie Lange Back in Custody For Long-Term Treatment

Comedian Artie Lange is in police custody to determine the best long-term treatment for his addictions.

Artie Lange was in court Wednesday in Essex County, New Jersey, where he was taken into custody after having tested positive for cocaine and morphine.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The comments made by Arties lawyer have been taken out of context.. Artie was not arrested and sent to jail... they are holding him a few days to sober up before transferring him to a long term treatment facility, Artie needs us to be with him, not against him- TeamLange</p>— Artie Lange (@artiequitter) <a href="https://twitter.com/artiequitter/status/1091044628999163905?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 31, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Excuse any show advertisements.. starting today, Artie will be undergoing a long term treatment program, he loves and respects his fans... updates coming soon.. and it’s time - TeamLange</p>— Artie Lange (@artiequitter) <a href="https://twitter.com/artiequitter/status/1090760162493775873?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 30, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Lange pled guilty to heroin possession at the end of 2017 and went to an inpatient drug rehab program after he got out of jail. Lange was later sentenced to 4 years probation. The judge also ordered Artie Lange to complete an outpatient drug program and complete 50 hours of community service.

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