Candy-Maker Wrigley Heir Nabbed in Palm Beach Shores!

Will DeGray

Will DeGray, heir to a Wrigley’s Spearmint fortune, was arrested in connection with a domestic violence incident in Palm Beach Shores Sunday (PBSO)

flag-exclusiveThe son of Wrigley chewing gum fortune-keeper Helen Rosburg is out of jail on $10,000-bond today after a weekend arrest by Palm Beach Shores police.

Helen Rosburg

DeGray’s socialite mom, Helen Rosburg (

And the arrest in an ugly domestic violence incident Sunday — in which he allegedly head-butted his girlfriend and beat her about the head — caps a long history of trouble with the law for 26-year-old Will DeGray.

Palm Beach horse breeder Rosburg is the great granddaughter of William Wrigley Jr., founder of the gum empire and once an owner of Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs.

Translation: She’s mega-loaded, and her son DeGray will be, too.

For now, he’s only saddled with a giant drug problem, according to public records.

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At one point in 2010, he was declared indigent after an arrest on charges of illegal possession of oxycodone and Xanax.

DeGray was then represented by an assistant public defender, courtesy of Mr. Taxpayer!

DeGray couldn’t be contacted about his latest skirmish with the law, which started when his girlfriend threatened to leave when she found him drunk — despite the fact that he is in court-mandated drug-and-alcohol treatment program.

“Go @^&* yourself,” the galpal said when reached by Gossip Extra.

His socialite mom, by the way, isn’t commenting either.

She currently is a young adult novel writer, and runs the publishing house Medallion Press.

Police tell me the arrest came on the day after DeGray moved to a new condo complex, and he’s already been evicted!

Since 2005, DeGray has been arrested at least 10 times in Palm Beach County on charges varying from possession of addictive pain pills, cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, driving on a revoked license and violation of probation.

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  1. Toni says

    Too sad when you have every opportunity to have a wonderful life and throw it away.

  2. A 1911 SHOOTER says

    this d bag used to come into the ER all the time looking for a fix of any kind of analgesic. He used to brag to me that he was so rich that he would pay his drug dealer to fix up his drugs and inject him while he sat by the pool of his mansion. I am glad to his life is going according to plan. He and Goodman are probly good buddies, esp w/him inky mom being a crazy horse lady.

    • Horse Lova says

      Your sad. Is what you are. My prayers are with you for kickin someone when they are down. This kid has drug problems that’s all. He needs help, not scrutinized.

  3. Bink says

    It amazes me what is called a socialite today. Yeah, that tattoo is really dignified.

  4. Horse Lova says

    It’s terrible you say your glad his life is going according to plan. Even if he is t a good person right now wouldn’t it be better to say, let’s hope he gets better. Helen is a great lady, her tat makes her cool. She’s so giving and has been through so much! Hope he can get better. Love you Ali, Helen and the rest of the fam.