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Al Gore III, the son of former VP Al Gore, charged with drug possession

 The son of the former Vice President Al Gore, has been charged on drug possession offences.

Al Gore III, the son of former VP Al Gore, charged with drug possession Al Gore III has been officially charged on drug offences, after he was pulled over by the police earlier this month in California and drugs were discovered in his car. Al Gore's son faces two felony counts of drug possession, two misdemeanor counts of drug possession without a prescription and one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. On top of the drug-related charges, Gore III will add to the list a traffic infraction for allegedly driving faster than 100mph.

 Al Gore III is currently free on bail until August 1st, when he is scheduled to appear before Superior Court in Laguna Niguel and face the charges.

 The son of Al Gore was pulled over on July 4th after he was clocked going over 100mph in a fuel-efficient Toyota Prius. A smell of marijuana prompted the police to search the vehicle, in which they discovered some pot and bottles containing Valium, Vicadin, Xanax, and Adderall. All of those drugs are by prescription only, which Gore III did not have.

 Al Gore III could face up to three years in jail for the offences, but may be eligible for a drug rehab program.

Published on 07/21/2007

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