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Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter: Drug Charges Dropped After Heroin Overdose

Thu, November 15, 2012 9:16pm EDT by Billy Nilles Add first Comment
Stephanie Bongiovi Drug Charges

Jon’s daughter, Stephanie Bongiovi, had drug possession charges against her dropped on Nov. 15. We hope she’s recovering after her overdose.

A day after Jon Bon Jovi‘s daughter Stephanie Bongiovi was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 14 for drug possession, following an alleged overdose on heroin in her dorm room at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, she had all charges dropped against her, E! News reports.

The Oneida County District Attorney’s Office announced on Nov. 15 that it was dropping the charges against Stephanie, 19, and friend Ian Grant, 21, who was at the scene and was allegedly involved in the overdose as well.

The D.A. says the charges were dropped because of a New York law, which came into effect in September 2011, that specifically prohibits prosecution of people who experience a drug overdose, as well as the people who help them seek medical care.

Stephanie was charged with heroin possession after police reported a small quantity of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia found in her dorm room.

Are you surprised that the charges were dropped, HollywoodLifers?

E! News

— Billy Nilles

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