Artie Lange Arrested

TMZ is reporting that was arrested Sunday in the parking garage of his Hoboken apartment building. According to reports, police found Lange with “several bags” of cocaine and heroin on his person and in his car as well as drug paraphernalia. A spokesperson for the Hoboken PD told the Hudson Reporter that police had gone to the parking garage after receiving a report that someone was attempting to get into a parked vehicle. The arresting officer says at that time he observed suspected heroin and cocaine inside a car, and when Lange approached and confirmed it was his car, they searched him and found additional bags of drugs.

Lange has a history of substance abuse problems which ultimately led to a suicide attempt that was the basis of his most recent book, Crash and Burn.

TMZ reported that he was taken to police headquarters, booked on charges and released.

Lange is currently co-starring in HBO’s Crashing with and Judd Apatow playing himself as a recovering addict, and recently went on tour with Apatow and Holmes to promote the show. He also hosts the Artie Quitter podcast, appears regularly on SiriusXM’s Opie Radio show, and recently was a guest on SiriusXM’s Town Hall series.

Artie, who has always been incredibly frank on his Twitter account, posted about the arrest today after news hit the internet.  He wrote “Hey guys, I was arrested.  I’m doing great. Physically too! I’m in St. Louis and will be on stage this weekend at The Funnybone.  Love u all!.

He said the cops treated him well during the arrest, and seemed hopeful for what happens next.  “I wish I could tell u how my story ends. I hope it’s being old & smiling cuz of unique memories. But I’m such a flawed person guys. Tryin!”


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  1. Billy Zoom

    March 17, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Artie’s a worthless, unfunny piece of shit. The drug charges are bullshit, but I do hope he dies soon. Funking cockroach never dies.

    • FLpro

      March 17, 2017 at 4:48 pm

      No YOU should die first. How shitty of a person are you to wish that upon anyone else? Look at yourself man, you are equally as flawed, later

    • Spotch

      March 17, 2017 at 7:46 pm

      I think you’re just jealous because, unlike you, people would actually care if Artie died.

    • Spotch

      March 17, 2017 at 7:55 pm

      I think you’re just jealous because, unlike you, people would actually care if Artie died.

    • Eric Ocasio

      March 18, 2017 at 4:01 am


  2. newCoHostPlease

    March 17, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    please get a new co-host for the ron bennington show, gail is just so hard to listen to, she takes forever to make a point and she’s not funny at all, i even miss fez, that’s how much i wish it was any other co-host

    • FLpro

      March 17, 2017 at 9:33 pm

      What the hell are you talking about?? She’s absolutely perfect for that job along side her father. She’s EXTREMELY SMART, quick witted, informative, a great story teller! …maybe she’s just too educated you Sir. Hope you can catch up with the rest of the class soon though 😁😃😄😂

    • Gailrules

      March 19, 2017 at 12:16 pm

      Don’t listen to this moron. He’s likely got a tiny penis and an intense hatred of women. Gail rules.

  3. Thomas Landry

    March 17, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    I love how the assholes in the O&A/ROn & Whoever community can act like the tough guys they purport to be. If you’ve never suffered from heroin/coke/meth addiction or even clinical depression then you dont have the fucking ability to even comment on what people like Artie are going thru. All you do is repeat like little parrots what your radio heroes say and thats your stance. I’d love to shove a spike in your arm for 2 weeks and then disappear and then comment on how your lack of discipline makes you a piece of shit.

    • Billy Zoom

      March 17, 2017 at 10:04 pm

      Wah..Wah…WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! This ain’t my retard cousin who I’ve been asked to trust to mow my lawn. This is an “entertainer” who’s getting paid to…oh I don’t know…BE Funny – strike one…STAY straight enough to stay out of trouble – strike two…STAY alive…wait for it…

  4. @w4llfl0wr

    March 17, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Love Artie, hope he can get clean. After reading Crash & Burn I’m almost happy he got another wake up call via an uneventful arrest rather than something as tragic as some of his previous ones. Between taking a swing at an LAPD officer in front of the whole MadTV cast, to wanting sleep so bad he considered bleeding out a viable method of achieving it – there have been some ugly moments. I’m rooting for him, though, and while that doesn’t mean anything by itself, it might when a million different fans all send their love and support. Shoot him a message on Twitter @artiequitter if you want to see him get past this speedbump in recovery.

    • Billy Zoom

      March 18, 2017 at 6:27 am

      Sometimes, the weak have to die. We’ve ALL hard our hardships, Artie. We got over them without public drama…Over and Over And Over and…Get the point?

  5. salty

    March 18, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Billy Zoom, hopefully you’ll be a John Doe soon.

  6. Philip White

    March 18, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Obviously, Artiest is not a quitter.

  7. Rick

    March 19, 2017 at 8:25 am

    Why sboulder anyone lose any sleep over this with Trump getting ready to go to war with North Korea?