Puddle of Mudd Frontman Enters Guilty Plea for Felony Cocaine Possession

Wes Scantlin will avoid jail time from his January arrest

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July 6, 2012 10:15 AM ET

Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has entered a guilty plea for his felony cocaine possession charge, reports E!. Scantlin was arrested in January and charged in April, but now will avoid any jail time by pleading guilty. He also will escape two misdemeanor charges, being under the influence of a controlled substance and driving without a license, in exchange for the plea.

Scantlin received 18 months deferred judgment and must attend a drug counseling program. He is not required to appear in court, but must show proof of enrollment in the counseling program by August 8th. Upon completion, Scantlin's possession charge could be dropped.

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