Paris Hilton to Plead Guilty in Vegas Drug Arrest

In this photo released Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Paris Hilton poses for a police booking photo in Las Vegas. Paris Hilton was arrested late Friday after a police motorcycle officer smelled marijuana smoke wafting from a black Cadillac Escalade driven by her boyfriend on the Las Vegas Strip, then found cocaine in her purse, authorities said. AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Paris Hilton poses for a police booking photo in Las Vegas on Aug. 28, 2010.
AP Photo/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

LAS VEGAS (CBS/AP) Paris Hilton is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanor charges stemming from her arrest for drug possession last month at a Las Vegas hotel-casino.

Clark County District Attorney David Roger says the celebrity socialite has agreed to plead guilty Monday to drug possession and obstructing an officer in Las Vegas Justice Court under the terms of a plea deal worked out with prosecutors after her Aug. 27 arrest.

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Hilton will serve a year of unsupervised probation and complete a drug abuse program under the plea agreement. If she is arrested during her probation, she will have to serve a full year in jail, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which obtained a copy of the plea deal.

She must also successfully complete a substance abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service, according to the report. The nature and location of the community service will be determined later.

She originally faced a felony cocaine possession charge.

The 29-year-old Hilton was arrested inside the Wynn resort after police say a small bag containing 0.8 of a gram of cocaine spilled from her Chanel purse as she reached for lip balm. An officer's report stated that Hilton denied the purse was hers and that she thought the cocaine was gum.

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