“Teen Mom” star Amber Portwood has struck a plea deal after her drug arrest last month — requiring her to serve a 5-year prison sentence — but has learned, there”s still a way for her to keep her freedom.
According to the deal, law enforcement sources tell , Amber can stay out of the big house … provided she completes a court-mandated drug rehabilitation program.
As part of the deal, Amber pled guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of probation violation.
The entire case will be dismissed if Portwood successfully graduates from the Madison County Drug Court program — but we”re told, if she screws up … she”ll be tossed in the pokey immediately, no questions asked.
A hearing is set for February 6th — when the judge will decide whether to approve the deal.
broke the story — Amber was arrested on December 19 for drug possession and failing to provide a urine sample (a stipulation of her probation). She is still in custody.