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George Michael given drug caution
George Michael
George Michael said he had been fit to drive
Singer George Michael has been cautioned by police for possessing cannabis following his arrest in London's West End in February.

The 42-year-old was found by police asleep at the wheel of his car in the early hours of the morning.

He attended a central London police station to accept his caution.

At the time of his arrest, Michael admitted the incident had been "my own stupid fault" and said that police had acted properly.

"I was in possession of class C drugs which is an offence and I have no complaints about the police who were professional throughout," he said at the time.

Public toilet

A member of public had reported seeing a man slumped at the wheel of a car near Hyde Park Corner.

An ambulance was sent to the scene but Michael was not taken to hospital for any treatment.

Michael said he had not been drinking and that police had said he was fit to drive, however his car had been immobilised so he was given a lift home.

The singer, who found fame in 1980s duo Wham!, was the subject of a high-profile arrest in 1998 when he was detained by an undercover police officer for lewd conduct in a public toilet in Los Angeles.

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