Ex-Playboy model reality star busted for meth after cops find needles in car: Reports

A former Playboy Playmate and “Girls Next Door” alum was arrested in Louisiana Friday night after allegedly being caught in a car with methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

TMZ reported that Ouachita Parish police pulled the car over for a broken headlight. The driver, a male, then failed to present his identification. After conducting a search, which reportedly resulted in them finding drug paraphernalia on the man, officers told ex-model Valerie Mason, 31, and a male passenger to exit the vehicle.

Officers conducted a further search and reportedly discovered two grams of suspected meth in a container located in a passenger door panel near where Mason was sitting. Police also found a hypodermic needle cap in the back seat, according to TMZ and New York Daily News.

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Mason and the two men reportedly all denied ownership of the suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia.

“Playboy” Playmate of the Month in September 2008, Mason also competed for a spot in the Playboy mansion, appearing in five episodes of “The Girls Next Door” which aired in 2008 and 2009.

Mason was charged with felony possession of a controlled dangerous substance and was released from jail Saturday after posting $3,000 bond.

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[Featured image: Valerie Mason/Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office]