“Teen Mom” star Amber Portwood won”t be heading to prison … yet — because a judge just gave the MTV reality star one last chance to clear her name … by entering rehab.
broke the story … Amber struck a plea deal with prosecutors in her drug case last month — a deal that would allow Amber to avoid a 5-year prison sentence by completing a court-mandated drug rehabilitation program. An Indiana judge approved the deal today.
If Amber successfully completes the Madison County Drug Court program, her drug case will be entirely dismissed — but if she screws up, she”ll be thrown in the slammer.
As we first reported, Amber was arrested in December for drug possession and failing to provide a urine sample (a stipulation of her probation).
Amber will remain in custody pending a full evaluation by the Drug Court team — which we”re told could take up to two weeks. Once accepted into the program, the judge will release her.