Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford won't face marijuana charges.
Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford won't face marijuana charges. Bang ShowBiz

Chace Crawford won't face drug charges

CHARGES against Chace Crawford for marijuana possession have been dropped.

The 'Gossip Girl' star was arrested when he was a passenger in a parked car in the Dallas suburb of Plano last May and charged with misdemeanour possession of less than two ounces of the drug, but a judge yesterday dismissed the charges yesterday (27.09.11).

In April, it was revealed the actor's lawyer made a deal with prosecutors in order to get the case dropped and ensure he did not get a criminal record.

Included among the conditions are that he can't be arrested or engage in any criminal conduct for a year, must complete at least 24 hours of community service and report to a probation officer once a month.

Chace's lawyer presented evidence in court that his client has performed 80 hours of community service in Texas, working in a hospital and a church.

The 26-year-old actor was returning from Mexico where he had been spending time with his sister Candice when he was arrested and had faced six months in jail or a fine of up to $2,000 if found guilty.

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