Brynne Edelsten cleared of drug trafficking charges ahead of the birth of her first baby

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Pregnant Brynne Edelsten, 38, cleared of drug trafficking charges ahead of the birth of her first baby

Brynne Edelsten has had drug trafficking charges against her cleared.

The 38-year-old socialite was arrested and charged with trafficking, possessing and using the drug ice in May 2021 after a raid on a Boronia home, 36km southeast of Melbourne’s CBD.

They also charged her with dealing with property suspected of being the proceeds of crime after finding a significant quantity of cash in her possession.

Dropped: Pregnant Brynne Edelsten, 38, has been cleared of drug trafficking charges ahead of the birth of her first baby

Dropped: Pregnant Brynne Edelsten, 38, has been cleared of drug trafficking charges ahead of the birth of her first baby

Edelsten fronted Ringwood Magistrates’ Court in February, and four out of the five charges were dropped, the Herald Sun reported.

The only charge proceeding is using ice, which she has applied to be dealt with by the magistrates’ court’s diversion program.

At the time of her arrest, Edelsten provided a brief statement to the Herald Sun, declaring she would be ‘vigorously fighting all charges’.

Charges: The socialite was arrested and charged with trafficking, possessing and using ice in May 2021 after a raid on a Boronia home, 36km southeast of Melbourne's CBD

Charges: The socialite was arrested and charged with trafficking, possessing and using ice in May 2021 after a raid on a Boronia home, 36km southeast of Melbourne’s CBD

Daily Mail Australia was told Edelsten had been ‘blindsided’ by the police sting after attending the Boronia property with a friend.

A 39-year-old man she was accompanying was also charged after police found what is believed to be magic mushrooms, meth, prescription drugs and a stolen electric bike inside the home.

It is understood that man has an extensive criminal history.

Cleared: Edelsten fronted Ringwood Magistrates' Court in February, and four out of the five charges were dropped, the Herald Sun reported

Cleared: Edelsten fronted Ringwood Magistrates’ Court in February, and four out of the five charges were dropped, the Herald Sun reported

It comes as Edelsten prepares to welcome a baby girl this month with a mystery man.

She admitted she was surprised to discover she was pregnant when she took a test in December, with the doctor telling her she was already five months along.

The news was even more shocking for Brynne, who during her high-profile marriage to Geoffrey Edelsten discovered it was highly unlikely that she could ever conceive naturally.

Baby on board! It comes as Edelsten prepares to welcome a baby girl this month with a mystery man

Baby on board! It comes as Edelsten prepares to welcome a baby girl this month with a mystery man

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