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LAPD sees no need for criminal investigation into Charlie Sheen party

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/.a/6a00d8341c630a53ef0148c814db4c970c-450wiDespite days of tabloid headlines about wild partying at the home of Charlie Sheen, the Los Angeles Police Department said it had no evidence of illegal activity and had not launched any type of criminal investigation.

The "Two and a Half Men" star was back in the headlines last week when he was rushed to a hospital after a party at his home. He has since entered rehab.

After the rehab was announced Friday, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said the department was not investigating the events at Sheen’s home. Law-enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times that paramedics who took Sheen to the hospital Thursday saw no signs of illegal activity at the home and, hence, did not call the LAPD.

A spokesman for Sheen said he was treated for severe pain related to a hernia. He checked out of the Los Angeles hospital Thursday night. When Sheen entered rehab Friday, his hit CBS sitcom was placed on production hiatus.

Last August, Sheen pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault of his wife, Brooke, during a fight on Christmas Day in Aspen, Colo. He received a stint in rehab plus 30 days’ probation and anger-management classes.

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Photo: Charlie Sheen. Credit: Associated Press

 
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Good luck Charlie on trying to rehab yourself in your own home. Who will be watching over you??????

Anyone who's battled addiction can understand how difficult and painful of a process it is. He never lets the drugs and alcohol slow him down though. It amazes me how much he devotes himself to his work and acting that he will show up and know his lines even though he's still high. Charlie is an amazing actor. His personal life is a tragedy, but I love to watch him on the screen. I really hope and pray that he will find the will power to stop hurting himself with drugs so that the next episode we see isn't the one of him being carried away in a body bag.

So, a suitcase filled with bricks of cocaine isn't illegal activity anymore??

if he were lindsey, they would have investigated and harrassed witnesses untill they got what they wanted, and if they did not get any info, they would have written an open letter to the papers stating their beleif he is guilty. message: don't be a young girl we can harrass and have any problems. if you want to be a tool, you have to be a dude to get away with it.

anyone can rehab at home and get clean and or sober if they want to.I personally quit on the spot after a "run".all you have to do is want to quit.unfortunately for Charlie,he is also like me in the respect that I looked very young for my age and awakened one day to the reality that drugs age you rapidily.just looking at recent pictures it is evident drugs and alcohol are beginning to take a toll on his looks.

Agree wholeheartedly with nk...if it's true that there was an abundance of cocaine why no criminal investigation? If this were someone else there would be. The LAPD should do their jobs regardless of who it is, very unprofessional of them, they should be investigated themselves!

nk: Prove it. The only existing proof of a "suitcase full of cocaine" came from one of the partiers themselves, who admitted to drinking 36 hours straight. Not exactly creditable. Besides, it's his money, his home, his party. The only ones upset with the decision not to investigate are Harvey Levin, TMZ and the rest of the smut tabloids.

Why is anyone paying attention to this loser!


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