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- Posted on Jan 27th 2010 2:30PM by Emily Tan
According to Reuters, Doherty has now been fined £750 ($1200) for the December offense, plus £85 (about $138) for court fees. He will also be going for drug treatment, which he will pay for himself.
While this isn't his first drug offense -- he has 21 in total -- Doherty's lawyer Bruce Clark told the British court that the singer felt "very stupid" for being caught with heroin that he didn't even know was in his pocket in the first place.
"He is a recovering heroin addict and has received some very sophisticated medical treatment," Clark said. "He had been an addict for some years and is a very well known, famous musician with a huge international reputation."
Aside from rehab, Doherty is supposedly using medical implants that fight the effect of heroin, which his lawyer claims is "working for him."