Jon Bon Jovi's Daughter Arrested After Heroin Overdose

The Hollywood Reporter
Jon Bon Jovi's Daughter Arrested After Heroin Overdose

Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter is recovering in an upstate New York hospital and facing drug charges after overdosing on heroin in her college dorm.

Stephanie Bongiovi was unresponsive when ambulance workers responded early Wednesday morning to reports of "a female who had allegedly overdosed on heroin" at Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., according to a report from the Town of Kirkland Police Dept.

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Police arrived shortly after and found a small amount of the drug. They then arrested Ian Grant, 21, who was with Bongiovi at the scene.

A search warrant was later obtained by the Onedia County Drug Task Force, and a subsequent search of the premises turned up "a quantity of heroin, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia."

Bongiovi was then arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. All are prosecuted as class A misdemeanors.

Bon Jovi, 50, has two new songs on the soundtrack for the upcoming Al Pacino and Christopher Walken movie, Stand-Up Guys. He is also scheduled to perform at a Hamilton College concert beneft in Times Square on Dec. 5.

The college is one of an exclusive group of liberal arts schools informally referred to as the "Little Ivies."