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- Posted on Oct 5th 2011 1:45PM by Theo Spielberg
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Apparently that excuse holds it's water in court; prosecutors are dropping the charges agreeing that Doherty was indeed too inebriated to have committed the crime. The ruling is a tragically lucky break for Doherty who was released from prison earlier this summer after doing time for cocaine possession. He would have faced five more years in prison had he been convicted of the theft.
Doherty was in Germany filming scenes for the French Alfred de Musset biopic 'Confessions of a Young Contemporary' with Charlotte Gainsbourg. The filming has been stalled several times due to Doherty's ongoing legal troubles.