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Leif Garrett
Leif Garrett
Former '70s heartthrob Leif Garrett was as shaky as a leaf when he appeared in a Los Angeles drug court Jan. 20, 2006, and agreed to enter rehab to avoid prison for heroin possession charges. The onetime teen idol was arrested in a subway station not far from where teen actor Brad Renfro had been picked up weeks earlier for allegedly trying to buy heroin from an undercover officer. Garrett failed to complete the program, though, and instead was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of probation.

In February 2010, Garrett was arrested by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies on a subway platform after allegedly confessing to possession of heroin. He pleaded not guilty in February, and again in July when rearraigned. In July 2010, it was also announced that Garrett would be featured on season four of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. October 15 Garrett pleaded no contest in exchange for being sentenced to a drug treatment program, so it looks like Garrett will be up for another round with Dr. Drew very soon.
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