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This Valley Girl has gotten herself into some "stupid s—t."
Natalie Mejia, of the CW-minted power pop trio Girlicious, was arrested Tuesday night in Glendale, Calif. on cocaine charges following a routine traffic stop.
According to Glendale police, the 21-year-old Mejia was riding shotgun in a 1998 Ford Mustang driven by 28-year-old Peter Asencio when police pulled him over for speeding. Officer ran him through the computer and learned his license was suspended, then searched the vehicle and discovered a dozen baggies of cocaine in Mejia's Gucci purse.
Can you say coke-a-licious?
The duo was booked on a count of suspicion of possessing cocaine for sale or distribution. After logging a night in jail, Meija was released on $30,000 bail and is due to be arraigned today.
A preliminary hearing has been set for April 15.
Police say that the singer and her companion had just eaten at a local restaurant and were rushing to the airport to catch a flight when they were tagged.
Girlicious was manufactured on the 2008 CW reality series Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious, created by Robin Antrin, the mastermind behind the Pussycat Dolls. The group, which also includes members Nichole Cordova and Chrystina Sayers, released its self-titled debut album in Canada, but not the U.S., and had one minor hit, "Like Me."
Let's hope Meija can manufacture a good defense.
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