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Sage Stallone

Law Enforcement Probing

Possible Drug Dealing

7/19/2012 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Authorities investigating the death of Sage Stallone believe a "likely scenario" is he was dealing drugs -- specifically Hydrocodone -- generic Vicodin -- law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We're told authorities do NOT believe Sage was an addict, in no small part because of his weight.  Our sources say ... at the time of his death, the 5'7" actor (his IMDB profile incorrectly lists his height at 5'10") weighed 188 pounds.  One law enforcement source tells TMZ, "He was pudgy, and drug addicts are almost always rail thin."

Our sources say authorities did not find a single Hydrocodone tablet in Sage's house.  Yet, as we previously reported, they found more than 60 gigantic empty prescription bottles -- the kind stocked by pharmacists to fill consumer scripts.  Each bottle holds a minimum of 500 pills, so Sage probably had more than 30,000 pills, but they were all gone.

We're told LAPD detectives and L.A. County Coroner investigators are going to try and trace some of the bottles using batch numbers and serial numbers, but one well-placed source believes there's a "strong likelihood" the pills were shipped from another country.

Although the baggies of white powder found in Sage's room -- a room the maid was prohibited from entering -- have yet to be tested, our sources believe it will probably prove to be ground up Hydrocodone.  Again, however, the power has not yet been tested.

As we first reported, Sylvester Stallone met with famed private investigator Scott Ross Tuesday and Ross will be doing his own digging to find out what was going on with Sage and why he died.

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121.

Major    

No way. That's illegal.

790 days ago
122.

Turtle    

"Sage couldn't possibly be a drug addict because he wasn't rail thin". Good God, who wrote this article?

790 days ago
123.

Turtle    

"Sage couldn't possibly be a drug addict because he wasn't rail thin". Who wrote this article? It's so full of holes and speculation...

790 days ago
124.

Wayne S. Swanson II    

I say! Call In A Real Druggie and Vico Addict such as Rush Limbaugh ,this nut bag loves the OXY Family, Rush eats up to 25 to 80 APAPs Real Brand Vicodin everyday of his miserable existance!

790 days ago
125.

jim    

all this talk about stars and their horried life but yet you all idolized that pervert child molesting yard ape micheal *** jackson who tried to be white

790 days ago
126.

Gene    

Sly you have been around entertaining us for alot of year and you are the best! Believe me when I say we are now here for you in your time of need! You have my deepest condolances my friend! Keep your head up high and rember the eye of the tiger! GOD SPEED!

790 days ago
127.

ucistu    

This article is wrong, other drugs make you lose your appetite. Opiates like the ones found in his room make you eat. so pudgy sounds about right with this drug.

790 days ago
128.

cindy    

Blah blah blah...translation 'we dont know sh*t so let's make up something to make a headline out of nothing. Get a fricken life.

790 days ago
129.

Young    

Police is wrong about rail thin drug user ,there are fat people that do drugs and not rail thin ,they now that .

790 days ago
130.

ibjujub    

OH NO LAPD,,,,,WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO???? PROSECUTE A DEAD GUY?

790 days ago
131.

Agnes Mildred    

His father stayed away from drugs, he didn't.
He got caught up in the quicksand of drugs and no one handed him a tree branch to get out.
He masqueraded as a "normal" kid but due to drugs, was not.
I could see it in his mannerisms & his face change, demeanor change from 1990 to 1995, a TOTAL difference in his behavior & how he carried himself. I even reflected at the time (nearly 20 year ago) 'it looks like they (drugs & drug people) got another one'. This IS a pernicious problem which destroys lives. Need we be reminded over & over & OVER again about it? It doesn't seem to have an effect on young people today.

790 days ago
132.

Lily    

Elvis was overweight and a drug addict. It depends on the drugs used. Many street addicts are thin because drugs are all they can afford. If one is an opiate addict and has money to eat there is no reason why he/she has to be thin.. Meth.. a different issue..

789 days ago
133.

road_angel    

In the days after Sylvester Stallone's son, Sage, was found dead in his home, there were reports that the 36-year-old producer might have been dealing drugs, because of large amounts of empty prescription bottles that were discovered at the scene, but RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that there is no evidence that he was doing so.

"Neither the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, which is handling the bulk of Sage's death investigation, or the LAPD has uncovered any information that would even remotely suggest that Sage was a drug dealer," a source close to the situation tells RadarOnline.com.

"First of all, if Sage was dealing, why would he leave so much evidence around? Drug dealers just don't operate like that. Secondly, Sage didn't need the money and his inner circle of friends is adamant that he didn't drink, or use drugs."

771 days ago
134.

road_angel    

In the days after Sylvester Stallone's son, Sage, was found dead in his home, there were reports that the 36-year-old producer might have been dealing drugs, because of large amounts of empty prescription bottles that were discovered at the scene, but RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that there is no evidence that he was doing so.

"Neither the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, which is handling the bulk of Sage's death investigation, or the LAPD has uncovered any information that would even remotely suggest that Sage was a drug dealer," a source close to the situation tells RadarOnline.com.

"First of all, if Sage was dealing, why would he leave so much evidence around? Drug dealers just don't operate like that. Secondly, Sage didn't need the money and his inner circle of friends is adamant that he didn't drink, or use drugs."

771 days ago
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