Love Island’s Jack Fincham has drug driving charge DROPPED days before trial for driving £30k Mercedes 'high on cocaine'
JACK Fincham's drug driving charge has been dropped days before his trial.
The Love Island star was due in court accused of taking cocaine and Valium before getting behind the wheel of his £30,000 Mercedes.
The 30-year-old was stopped by police near his home in Swanley, Kent, back in January.
It was alleged he had 239 micrograms of benzoylecgonine — a by-product of cocaine — in his blood.
Prosecutors also said the former pen salesman was found to have 632 micrograms of diazepam in his system — the chemical name for sedative Valium.
In July he denied two counts of drug driving when he appeared at Sevenoaks Magistrates Court.
He was due to appear for trial this Thursday at Maidstone Magistrates' Court.
But the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed to The Sun that Jack's case has now been dropped.
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His lawyers had argued the blood test was a "false positive".
Jack's lawyer said tonight: "Ultimately, the Crown were unable to present any reliable evidence to prove that Mr Fincham had drugs in his system.
"Mr Fincham denied the allegation. He is, therefore, not guilty of the offences charged and will not be required to attend court again in relation to this matter."
Jack, who is dad to 11-month-old daughter Blossom, is said to be focussing on charity work and taking some time for himself now that legal proceedings have been dropped.
A friend of the star's told The Sun: "Jack has been raising money for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital and is working on himself, giving back to causes that are important to him.
"He wants to go into 2022 with a positive public perception.
"His focus is on reinventing himself and establishing himself as a TV personality once again."
Fincham found fame on the 2018 series of Love Island, which he won with girlfriend Dani Dyer.
They ended their relationship around nine months later and he appeared on Celebs Go Dating in 2019.
The former pen salesman announced in January last year he had become a dad for the first time to a baby girl named Blossom.
He had a fling with Blossom's mum Casey Ranger weeks after splitting with Dani but it didn't turn into a long-term relationship.
Jack's other exes include Connie O'Hara and his Love Island co-star Ellie Jones.
He also dated Frankie's Towie co-star Chloe Brockett but denied there was an "overlap".
And the star recently sparked rumours he's back together with Chloe after posting a selfie with her – from bed.
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