Paris Hilton Charged with Felony Drug Possession

updated 08/30/2010 AT 1:45 PM ET

originally published 08/30/2010 AT 1:55 PM ET

Paris Hilton’s purse contained .8 grams of cocaine, cigarette wrappers commonly used for marijuana and a broken tablet of Albuterol when she was searched after a traffic stop, according to the police report.

The heiress, 29, was charged with felony cocaine possession following her weekend arrest in Las Vegas. The drug charge carries a maximum sentence of four years in prison if convicted.

Police pulled over the car in which she was riding on Las Vegas’s famed Strip when an officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The arrest report says Hilton was taken into the nearby Wynn Las Vegas hotel “at her request,” where she was placed in a holding room and took lip balm from her purse.

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