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Thursday, July 05, 2007

Al Gore, III Busted For Speeding And Drugs

The son of former Vice President and Internet Inventor, Al Gore, Jr., was arrested by a sheriff's deputy at 2:15 AM on the San Diego freeway. ABC News:

    [Al Gore, III ] was driving a blue Toyota Prius on the San Diego Freeway at about 100 mph at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday morning when a sheriff's deputy stopped him at the Crown Valley Parkway exit, said Jim Amormino, spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

    The deputy smelled marijuana, a quantity of which he found in the vehicle, while also discovering two prescription bottles containing Valium, Vicadin, Xanax, and Adderall.

    "He was cooperative and admitted to smoking marijuana very recently," Amormino told ABCNEWS.com. "None of those drugs in his possession did he have a prescription for," said the spokesman, adding that one of the bottles had no writing on it and one had partial writing on it in someone else's name.

    The former vice president's son, an associate publisher at Good magazine, was taken into custody and booked into the Santa Ana Inmate Reception Center on narcotics possession charges. Bail has been set at $20,000. The sheriff's department was not sure if Gore's father or mother had contacted their son. Al Gore was traveling back from Europe today, and was not available for comment.

    "He's still being booked," said Amormino. The Prius, an environmentally-friendly hybrid car championed by his father, was impounded.

    The young Gore has a history of driving violations.

Whoooooa - driving a Prius at 100 mph can't be good for the environment now, can it? And 2:15 AM - he sure was planning on getting an early start on celebrating July 4th, huh? Huh? What a druggie.

Earlier reports said no prescription drugs were found. Uh...yeeeeeeah, right.

He sounds like fun guy to party with but I wouldn't let him drive the car with me in it.

(Left): Al the Third, what a druggie, huh (look at his eyes, he's toasted). (Right) : Daddy Gore



Do you know what Toyota is going to say when they hear about this?

"100MPH!!!! We didn't know it could go that fast!"
yeah, probably a whole new series of commercials to be rolled out claiming just that.

thanks for commenting and visiting, Arc.
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