Bruno Mars Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Possession, Receives Probation and Community Service

Grammy Award winner, Bruno Mars pleaded guilty to cocaine possession in a Las Vegas court room on Wednesday (February 16) according to reports and was placed on a 12 month probation as well as being given 200 hours of community service, fined $2000 and ordered to attend drug counseling.

Bruno Mars whose real name is Peter Hernandez will be spared a prison sentence and have his records cleared of any convictions if all the conditions of his plea are met but the 25 year-old faces up to four years in state prison if the terms of his probation are violated.

Mars who also recently announced a Spring North American tour with Janelle Monae called ‘Hooligans in Wondaland’ was caught with 2.6 grams of cocaine in the bathroom at the Hard Rock Cafe Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas back in September of Last Year.

Source: Reuters