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Jon Bon Jovi's Daughter

Arrested After

Suspected Heroin Overdose

11/14/2012 8:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Stephanie Rose Bongiovi
Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Rose Bongiovi was arrested at her college in Upstate New York early this morning after allegedly overdosing on heroin ... TMZ has learned.

According to the Town of Kirkland Police Department, cops responded to a dorm room at Hamilton College after someone reported that Stephanie had allegedly overdosed on heroin and was unresponsive.

Along with police, emergency medical personnel also responded to the scene and found Stephanie alive.

Cops say a drug task force searched the scene and found a "small quantity" of heroin ... along with marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Stephanie was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and criminally using drug paraphernalia -- all misdemeanors.

Stephanie was eventually released from custody -- and ordered to appear in court at a later date.

Another student was also arrested -- a 21-year-old male -- who was also charged with drug possession.

Stephanie is Jon's only daughter -- and the oldest of his 4 children with wife Dorothea Hurley.

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46.

gary    

After having read some of the comments here, I am left bereft as some of them are so insensitive and nasty. It is not a happy thing when a 19yo is already a heroin addict. It is a sad thing. Something to be mourned. Upsetting, no matter who the dad, is. To joke about it is like making fun of someone who discovers that they have cancer, for addiction IS a disease and very difficult to be cured. Takes all one's strength and fortitude, physical and psychological, to recover from and remain recovered, from. Those of us who are not addicted have no right to tease those who are as we have no idea why they do what they do nor what it feels like to not be able to stop. Come on people, get a heart. Most of us are just moments from being a statistic, ourselves to watch out, be careful of those whom you mock as it's my experience that Lady Karma has a way of returning the 'complement', essentially by assuring that those who treat others like crap and judge others, without empathy, without a heart, be treated as they have treated others. So, be careful, as if you treat me like crap and don't merit your treatment, Karma will, one day swoop in and return the favor, to you. I relish the day when it happens to all those who claim to be this or that, but who are truly vicious and Karma comes in to balance the score. I just wish I could see it all happen. Shame on you. I hope the kid comes out alright and has a sure support system set up. Peace!

623 days ago
47.

jenny ruby    

the baffoons in the mj chats who did nothing but attack me over money they thought they were owed
were the ones who did that.

this is the problem there are so many people hired to watch me and they play there games
in chat and use threats and banning and authority
to make it known you have to do what they say.
bullyzone in there. i complained to tinychat, complained on forums, no one did anything to stop these people. it was 3 select people.

michael has no idea what the people he hires does when he is not around. vulture city.

623 days ago
48.

RN    

How is someone able to only get misdemeanor possession charges after being found with heroin and after ODing on it?

This is enabling her to use, and not doing her any real good. She's got to face the severity of what she is doing, not have Daddy fix it for her.

623 days ago
49.

BellePete    

Stephanie is not very attractive.

623 days ago
50.

BellePete    

She's not an attractive girl is she?

623 days ago
51.

catherine    

HEROIN IS A MISDEAMER AND SMOKING A CIG AND A LARGE COKE ARE CRIMINAL.........................YOU LIBTARDS DESERVE WHAT IS COMING.....THE REST OF US DON'T.......AND WE ARE CASHING OUT AND TAKING A 4 YEAR VACATION................CAUSE WE CAN

623 days ago
52.

catherine    

A SMALL AMOUNT OF HEROIN IS A MISDEMEANER????? REALLY????? NEW YORK YOU ARE SO MUCH FURTHER GONE THAN I EVEN THOUGHT

623 days ago
53.

jetcola    

Prayers to this family. It's not just rich kids, this is happening all over the world, it's very sad. Hopefully this beautiful young girl will overcome this horrible addiction and I just pray she's not addicted. She seems to have a stable family, Jon & his wife have been together for many years; so I'm sure they will get her the help she needs. Tough Love!

623 days ago
54.

JerseyStrong    

New Jersey's First Family....we love you and our hearts and prayers are with you at this time. I pray for Stephanie and that the media gives this family peace and privacy at this time. God Bless

623 days ago
55.

Kabala    

Nothing like ODing on a drug and then getting your azz arrested... CRACK IS WHACK!!

623 days ago
56.

Amanda    

Let's talk facts. Jon isn't the norm dad. He is on tour 18 months every other or 3rd year. Jon did his best to keep his stardom and family seperate, Dorothea, from what I have heard, tried very hard to keep them grounded and not spoiled rich kids. Stephanie got out on her own...she made the decission. She probably wanted to have fun, she was free! She made a bad choice. We all do. Not the parents fault, blame it on youth. You haters should be sending prayers for your fellow human being to get well instead of name calling and finger pointing, Seriously, help make the world a better place and support others that need it.

623 days ago
57.

Brian    

Parents who do drugs have children who do drugs.

They never realize it until it's too late.

623 days ago
58.

Jeanie    

Instead of him campaigning and giving concerts all over for NOBAMA he should have been keeping tabs on his daughter. What a loser.

623 days ago
59.

Meg    

As a graduate of Hamilton College,
I am saddened but unfortunately not that surprised
by this. I hope that his daughter ( and most likely her friends there also) get the help that they need.
Her dad is actually supposed to throw a benefit concert for the school in December in NYC-
I wonder how this incident affects that too.

623 days ago
60.

FM King    

Hmmm...a chip off the old block it seems. Too bad...Jon's been clean for ages. Let's hope she learns early that drugs are not the way!

623 days ago
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