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MAR
16
3 YEARS

Stefano Lagone's Pre-'Idol' Arrest Record Revealed (Report)

According to paperwork filed by Washington State Police, the Top 12 contestant "began singing while en route" to police headquarters.

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Stefano Langone

According to Star Magazine, American Idol finalist Stefano Langone, who spoke tearfully during the auditions phase about a car crash he was involved in which was caused by a drunk driver, was himself arrest for driving under the influence a year later. 

The Kent, Washington native, a favorite of judge Jennifer Lopez this season, failed a sobriety test after being pulled over by a Washington State Patrol trooper for speeding and changing lanes without signaling.  Registering higher than the state’s legal alcohol test limit, he was arrested on suspicion of DUI and driven to police headquarters. Says the mag, quoting the arrest report: “While en route, Langone began singing.” 
 
Langone only turned 22 last month. On Idol, he credited the accident, which forced him to relearn how to walk, for changing his life (see video below). 
 
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