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Bon Jovi’s Daughter ODs on Heroin, Is Arrested [VIDEO]

Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter Stephanie Bongiovi was hospitalized and facing drug charges Wednesday after overdosing on heroin in a dorm at her college in upstate New York, authorities said.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 30: Singer Jon Bon Jovi (C) with daughter Stephanie Rose Bon Jovi (L) and wife Dorothea Rose Hurley (R) arrives at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Stephanie Bongiovi was found unresponsive by an ambulance crew sent to Hamilton College early Wednesday after a report that a female had apparently overdosed in Dunham Hall, the school’s largest dorm.

Town of Kirkland police investigator Peter Cania said Stephanie Bongiovi, of Red Bank, N.J., was recovering at a hospital he declined to name.

Officers sent to the dorm initially found a small amount of heroin and arrested Ian Grant, 21, also of Red Bank and a Hamilton student, according to police reports.

Investigators got a search warrant for the dorm and found heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, leading to Stephanie Bongiovi’s arrest. Cania would not say whether the search involved her room.

Police didn’t know whether Stephanie Bongiovi or Grant have lawyers. Jon Bon Jovi’s representative wasn’t commenting Wednesday.

Stephanie Bongiovi and Grant were each charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

Stephanie Bongiovi was also charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and criminally using drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Both were issued tickets and ordered to appear in court at a later date.

Jon Bon Jovi, 50, is scheduled to perform at a concert to benefit Hamilton’s scholarships and arts programs in Times Square on Dec. 5.

Bon Jovi has four children, Stephanie and three sons.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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