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Leif Garrett pleads in heroin case

October 15, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Former teen heartthrob Leif Garrett has pleaded no contest to heroin possession in Los Angeles and will enter a drug rehab program.Garrett entered the plea Friday and was sentenced to a court-ordered drug treatment program.

The 48-year-old actor-singer was arrested after authorities found him carrying heroin in a L.A. subway station back in February.

The celebrity has had a series of drug arrests since the height of his popularity in the 1970s.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.