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Pete Doherty Arrested After V Festival

Pete Doherty was arrested early this morning (Aug. 20) on suspicion of drugs possession, a police source said. Doherty, 28, was arrested with a man and a woman after being stopped in a car in Tower Hamlets in east London.

The troubled singer had been performing with his band Babyshambles at the V Festival in Staffordshire late on Sunday. All three were taken to an east London police station where they remain in custody.

Doherty was warned by a magistrate earlier this month he faced a prison sentence if he failed to demonstrate he was trying to kick his drugs habit. The singer pleaded guilty in July to possessing crack cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine.