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Comedian Artie Lange tweets to fans that he's 'doing great' after drug arrest


Comedian Artie Lange was arrested recently on drug possession charges outside his New Jersey home.

Hoboken police spokesman Sgt. Edgardo Cruz tells to NJ Advance Media that 49-year-old Lange was arrested on Sunday after allegedly being found with drugs in the parking garage of his building.

Officers found cocaine, heroin and drug paraphernalia both on him and in his car.

Lange has a history of drug addiction.

He was recently featured on HBO's new comedy series "Crashing," which stars Peter Holmes and is produced Judd Apatow.

Lange plays himself as a mentor to Holmes' character who is trying to make it as a stand-up comedian.

The comedian has been tweeting away on his official Twitter to his 342,000 followers since his arrest.

On Friday he tweeted about the arrest, saying he's "doing great."

--The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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