Babyshambles rocker MICK WHITNALL has been arrested by London police on suspicion of drug possession.
The guitarist, 39, was taken into custody on Sunday (12Oct08) afternoon at a bar in the Blackheath area of the city, where he is believed to have had crack cocaine on him, reports NME.com.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police has confirmed that a 39-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody in a south east London police station, where Whitnall is still being held.
According to the website, officers then raided Whitnall's home nearby and reportedly found rocks of crack cocaine.
A representative for Whitnall could not be reached for comment as WENN went to press.