Gun and drugs
found in Rod Beck house
The police report
reveals that cocaine and a gun was found at Rod Beck's house
during a search after he died.
to the Phoenix police, evidence of cocaine and other drug
paraphernalia was found in the home of the former Giants pitcher
Rod Beck, during a search of the home, after he died on June
23rd. The evidence was found throughout Beck's home, including
the bathroom and in the bedroom, where the three-time All-Star
was found. According to the report, "four small canisters
contained a white powdery residue of suspected cocaine. The
larger canister contained a dried paste, commonly used to
produce rock cocaine." The police also found a loaded
semi-automatic gun in a bag in the house.
The toxicological exam results are still
not ready and cause of dead will be established after those
results become available. Rod Beck's wife, Stacey, meanwhile
released a statement about his death, discussing his addiction
Rod Beck was found dead on June 23rd, after
he called his personal assistant Tina Buchanan, saying he was
not feeling well. When Buchanan arrived at his house, she found
Rod Beck dead on the bedroom floor. According to Tine Buchanan,
she was aware that Beck was using cocaine on a daily basis, but
she did not know how much he was using.
Rod Beck spent the first seven of his 13
major league seasons with the San Francisco Giants and left the
San Diego Padres during his final major league season in 2004,
the reason believed to be joining a drug rehabilitation program,
although it was never admitted by the pitcher. Rod Beck has two
daughters from his wife Stacey.
Published on 08/01/2007