Artie Lange arrested for violating drug court program

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Artie Lange is in trouble with the law again.

Howard Stern’s former sidekick — who was just busted in January for drug possession — was arrested “without incident” at a halfway house in Clinton, New Jersey, at 7:42 a.m. Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed to The Post.

“He was arrested for not being in compliance with the terms and conditions of the drug court program,” the spokeswoman said, without detailing what he is alleged to have done.

A law enforcement source said, “He was coherent and cooperative. Very routine. He looks a hell of a lot better than he did three months ago.”

A warrant was issued for his arrest Monday.

Lange, 51, was being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark and is expected to be charged with violation of probation, the spokeswoman said. A court date has yet to be set.

The former “Mad TV” star, who has been open about his long history with drug abuse, was serving four years’ probation for heroin possession, and last December tested positive for cocaine but dodged jail time. He also opened up about his nose becoming “deformed” due to years of drug abuse.

The star seemed to be making strides as just last month Lange was filmed happily completing his community service as a trash collector while seeking treatment for addiction.

“He’s doing really well,” his rep told Page Six at the time.

Lange’s rep had no comment.

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