Channel Seven journalist once romantically linked to Sam Armytage busted with two bags of cocaine


Channel Seven crime journalist once romantically linked to Sam Armytage is allegedly busted with two bags of cocaine outside the network’s Christmas party

  • Crime reporter is charged after allegedly being found with two bags of cocaine 
  • Peter Fegan was arrested on the night of the Channel Seven’s Christmas party
  • The Daily Telegraph has previously linked Fegan to Sunrise’s Sam Armytage 

A Channel Seven crime reporter was allegedly busted by police with two bags of cocaine on the night of the network’s Christmas party.

Peter Fegan, 38, was arrested by police on Macquarie street in Sydney’s CBD at about 11.45pm on December 11.

The high-profile TV journalist, who was rumoured to be dating Sunrise presenter Samantha Armytage in 2016, had just left the end-of-year drinks and was on his way to another venue when officers nabbed him.

Peter Fegan, 38, who was once romantically linked to Sunrise presenter Samantha Armytage, (pictured together) had just left the end-of-year drinks and was on his way to another venue when officers nabbed him

The Channel Seven crime reporter (pictured) was allegedly busted by police with two bags of cocaine

The Channel Seven crime reporter (pictured) was allegedly busted by police with two bags of cocaine

The Daily Telegraph reported that Fegan was alone at the time of his arrest and will face court on January 27.

‘Peter was stopped by police some time after he left a dinner to head home. He was charged soon after. He made us aware of what happened and was then immediately suspended from all duties,’ Seven News boss Jason Morrison said.

Fegan is yet to comment on the matter but a source revealed to the publication that he is ‘shattered’ after being suspended from the job. 

Fegan (pictured conducting a TV interview) was alone at the time of his arrest and will face court on January 27

Fegan (pictured conducting a TV interview) was alone at the time of his arrest and will face court on January 27

Peter Fegan is pictured with outspoken rugby league and boxing star Anthony Mundine

Peter Fegan is pictured with outspoken rugby league and boxing star Anthony Mundine

Fegan is said to be an extremely popular figure in the newsroom and has been working as a Channel Seven reporter since July 2015.

Prior to joining the network he was a writer for Rugby League Player magazine and worked as a cadet journalist for Northside Radio 99.3.

He and Samantha Armytage made headlines in 2016 with a rumoured romance reported by The Daily Telegraph, but neither of them ever confirmed they were in a relationship.

Daily Mail Australia have contacted Channel Seven for comment.

Fegan (pictured with NRL's Tom Burgess) is said to be an extremely popular figure in the newsroom and has been working as a Channel Seven reporter since July 2015

Fegan (pictured with NRL’s Tom Burgess) is said to be an extremely popular figure in the newsroom and has been working as a Channel Seven reporter since July 2015



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