Brooke Mueller faces cocaine, assault charges in Aspen
Aspen, Colo., police found cocaine in the possession of Brooke Mueller, the ex-wife of Charlie Sheen, when she was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman at a local bar.
Mueller, 34, was arrested early Saturday after a woman at an Aspen bar known as the Belly Up told officers that the onetime real estate investor had assaulted her, according to a report by the Aspen Police Department. The officers arrested Mueller at another bar a short while later, the report said.
Mueller was also charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to the report.
According to Fox 31 Denver, the incident began when Aspen police were making a routine check of the bar. The alleged victim approached the officers and told them she had been assaulted by Mueller, the station said.
Mueller and Sheen had a tumultuous relationship and custody battle for their twin sons, with incidents that have been well documented by the entertainment media.
Sheen was arrested in Aspen on Christmas morning in 2009 for allegedly beating Mueller, whom he married in 2008. She was his third wife and was reported to be legally drunk at the time she made the 911 call to Aspen police.
Mueller has entered drug rehabilitation for cocaine use. Sheen filed for divorce from Mueller in February. Both are required to pass drug tests as part of their renegotiated custody agreement, according to media reports.
Sheen himself went into drug rehabilitation at his home, which he dubbed the Sober Valley Lodge, just before erratic public behavior got him fired from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men" earlier this year.
It was unclear who had custody of their sons, Bob and Max, at the time Mueller was arrested.
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Photo: Brooke Mueller's mug shot after her arrest by Aspen, Colo., police on Saturday. Credit: Aspen Police Department