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George Michael charged with pot possession, unfit driving

August 12, 2010 |  2:30 pm

George-michael-2007 George Michael, arrested after a July car wreck in London, was charged Thursday with pot possession and impaired driving, according to London's Metropolitan Police.

The singer, 47, had waited for police to arrive after allegedly ramming his Range Rover into a storefront on July 6. At the time, the Daily Mail reported that Michael had not been drinking and was not given a breath test.

Michael, who'd been prohibited from operating a vehicle for two years after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs, was released on bail pending an Aug. 24 court appearance. 

-- Christie D'Zurilla

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Photo: George Michael reads a statement outside a London courthouse on June 8, 2007, after he was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and banned him from driving for two years for driving under the influence of drugs.

Credit:  Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press

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