November 15, 2012 10:50 AM by Donna W. Martin
Police were called after American Idol guest star, Bon Jovi’s oldest daughter; Stephanie Rose Bongiovi collapsed and became unresponsive. It is alleged that Stephanie collapsed due to a heroin overdose. Keep reading to get the details.
According to TMZ, Kirkland police responded to Hamilton College in Upstate New York scene where Stephanie Rose Bongiovi lay unresponsive but alive after suffering from an alleged heroin overdose. Officers called in a drug task force and Stephanie’s dorm room was searched for illegal substances. The drug task force was able to locate small quantities of heroin, marijuana, and various drug paraphernalia.
After discovering the drugs and paraphernalia, officers arrested Stephanie and took her into custody. She was charged with numerous misdemeanors and then released from jail and will appear in court at a later date to face charges. In addition to Stephanie, a male, 21 was also arrested and charged with drug possession.
Hamilton College was quick to respond to the on-campus incident by releasing the following statement. “In addition to violating state law, the actions alleged to have been committed by the students violate Hamilton College policy. The college is cooperating with the police investigation. Our first concern is always for the safety of our students. Out of respect for the privacy of our students and in accordance with federal regulations, we do not discuss individual health or disciplinary matters.”
Bon Jovi’s rep was contacted but declined to make a comment regarding the situation. What do you think of the Rocker’s 19-year-old daughter using drugs? What do you think Hamilton College should do about the incident? Do you think they will kick her out? Do you think she should have been released from custody or held on drug charges until her court date? Post a comment below and let us know what you think?
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