Stone Pilot Sentenced

updated 04/21/2004 AT 1:00 AM ET

originally published 01/11/1999 AT 12:00 AM ET

Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland was sentenced on Friday to nearly a year in jail for violating probation for a third time in a heroin case. Weiland, 31, has been jailed since Aug. 13 after admitting the violation. In July he was treated at a Southern California hospital for a heroin overdose. Weiland, clad in an orange jail jumpsuit, sat quietly during the sentencing. The singer’s legal troubles began in 1995 when he was arrested for possession of illegal drugs.


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