Paula Yates drugs claim dropped

Click to follow
Paula Yates and Michael Hutchence will not face charges over an alleged drugs find at their home last year, Scotland Yard said last night. A spokeswoman said officers had been told that there was "insufficient evidence" against the pair.

The couple were in Australia when their home in Chelsea, west London, was raided in September last year. Scotland Yard said tonight: "Police investigating an allegation of possession of drugs against a 36-year-old man and woman have been advised by the Crown Prosecution Service that there is insufficient evidence to offer a realistic prospect of conviction.