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Actress pleads guilty to drug charge

October 31, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Actress Mackenzie Phillips was in a Los Angeles court Friday, where she pleaded guilty to one count of felony cocaine possession.The 48-year old actress agreed to enter an 18-month drug deferment program. If successfully completed, the case will be dismissed.

Phillips was arrested in August after airport police found her carrying what appeared to be cocaine and heroin.

Friday, she said thank you to law enforcement, telling the judge that the arrest probably saved her life.

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