The former nightclub mogul could face up to four years in prison on the felony charge. An offcer stopped his SUV in August after smelling the weed smoke coming from his car and promptly busted him.
With arraignment Feb. 17, his lawyer, David Chesnoff, said Waits is not guilty.
Hilton herself is serving a year's probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor cocaine possession and obstruction charges in the case. But now she’s fearful of losing the man who’s brought stability into her life.
“She’s worried for Cy,” says a pal of the star. “She’s not sure how he’d cope with prison.”
Watts has been relieved of his managerial duties at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore following the arrest.