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Bruno Mars Strikes Plea Deal in Drug Case

Singer pled guilty to cocaine possession in Las Vegas

February 4, 2011 4:00 PM ET
Bruno Mars appears at the Clark County Regional Justice Center to waive his preliminary hearing on felony drug possession charges February 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bruno Mars appears at the Clark County Regional Justice Center to waive his preliminary hearing on felony drug possession charges February 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Seven-time Grammy nominee Bruno Mars, 25, struck a plea deal with the Clark County District Attorney in court Friday, TMZ reports.

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He pled guilty to possession of a controlled substance -- stemming from his September arrest in Las Vegas  -- but the charge will be wiped from his record if he stays out of trouble for 12 months.

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Mars, who will also have to complete 200 hours of community service, was busted at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino September 19 with 2.6 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine.

He is due back in court February 14.

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