W. House hopeful Biden’s son held at gunpoint during crack buy: report

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Washington (AFP) – Hunter Biden, the son of former US vice president Joe Biden, admitted to being held at gunpoint while trying to buy crack cocaine, according to an article published Monday in The New Yorker.

Joe Biden, the current frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has repeatedly faced family tragedy during his decades in public office.

After approaching a homeless man in downtown Los Angeles in 2016, “Hunter said that the man took him to a nearby homeless encampment, where, in a narrow passageway between tents, someone put a gun to his head before realizing that he was a buyer,” the article says.

The New Yorker piece cites interviews with Hunter Biden — who said that he “needed a way to forget” — and people who knew and interacted with him.

“He returned to buy more crack a few times that week,” the article continues in a section detailing a period of drug use and tumult in Biden’s life.

Hunter Biden was only occasionally in the public eye during his father’s time as vice president under Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017.

Joe Biden, 76, leads in polling among the two-dozen candidates running for the Democratic nomination to face Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

Shortly after first winning election to the Senate in 1972, Biden lost his wife and baby daughter in a car crash that also left Hunter and his brother Beau Biden badly injured.

Beau became a rising star in the Democratic party but succumbed to cancer in 2015, an event that derailed Biden’s expected bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

DEMI LOVATO OD WAS LIFE AND DEATH

0726-demi-lovato-getty06-3Demi Lovato could have died Tuesday from her overdose — it was that serious — sources connected to the singer tell TMZ.

We’re told the 911 call did not come a minute too soon, because Demi was in dire straits. “She could have died,” said a source with firsthand knowledge. Demi was unconscious when she was discovered at around 11:30 AM and the 911 call was placed.

TMZ broke the story … Demi received Narcan to counter the effects of opioids. As we reported, Demi and those who were at the house refused to disclose the drug or drugs that caused her to OD.

TMZ obtained the 911 call … in which the person at Demi’s home asked the dispatcher if the emergency vehicles could come without sirens — presumably because they wanted to keep the OD on the down-low. The dispatcher informed the caller the sirens would stay on.

Demi remains hospitalized. We’re told those around her want her to enter a rehab facilitywhen she’s released, but ultimately the decision is squarely hers.

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Florida woman blames cocaine in purse on windy day!

‘It must have flown through the window and into my purse,’ Kennecia Wells says.

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A Florida woman who was arrested last month on drug possession charges blamed the cocaine found in her purse on the wind.

Kennecia Posey, 26, was one of two passengers in a car that was swerving in the roadway when it was stopped by Fort Pierce police March 21.

According to the police report, an officer approached the car and smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside.

During a search of the car, the officer found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse that Posey had on her lap.

When questioned about the drugs, Posey admitted that the marijuana was hers, police said. The cocaine was a different story.

“I don’t know anything about any cocaine,” Posey said, according to the report. “It’s a windy day. It must have flown through the window and into my purse.”

Posey was booked into the county jail on one felony count of cocaine possession and a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. She was later released on bond.

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Several Whites charged after meth lab found in Madison County, deputies say!

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TOWN OF SMITHFIELD, N.Y. – Several people are facing charges after a meth bust in Madison County.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says a methamphetamine lab was found when deputies responded to a report of a man bleeding at 5370 Peterboro Road in the Town of Smithfield on Wednesday. When investigators arrived, they found items used to make meth and a meth lab, deputies said.

A search warrant was later executed and finished methamphetamine product was found, along with more items used to make it, the sheriff’s office said.

As a result, three people who lived at the home and a fourth person face charges of third-degree Manufacturing Methamphetamine, fifth-degree Conspiracy and seventh-degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance:

  • Donald J. Ciani, age 40 of 5370 Peterboro Road
  • Mark J. Morey Jr., age 34 of 6460 State Route 5, Vernon, NY
  • Harold F. Ortman Jr. , age 35 of 5370 Peterboro Road
  • Connie A. Thurston, age 37 of 5370 Peterboro Road

All four suspects were arraigned at the Town of Smithfield Court, the sheriff’s office said. Ciani, Morey and Ortman were all sent to the Madison County Jail where bail was set; Thurston was released on her own recognizance, according to deputies.

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