Lamar Odom Will Not Face Drug Charges After Nevada Brothel Weekend
After his tragic weekend at a Nevada brothel, Lamar Odom won’t be charged with any drug counts. The former NBA star was found unconscious last year at a Nevada brothel with cocaine in his system, prosecutors said Monday.
Evidence attached to the case said that there was no lawful way to prove that Odom used the drug in the three days he was in the brothel.
District Attorney Angelo Bello said, “Odom wasn’t in possession of any cocaine and the cocaine discovered in his system had already metabolized — making it difficult to determine the time he had used it — when he was hospitalized on Oct. 13 in extremely critical condition in Las Vegas.”
She also went on to say, “It’s “unlikely it could (be) established beyond a reasonable doubt he actually ingested, or was impaired by, the drug during the time he was within the jurisdiction of Nye County,” she said in a statement.”
The star’s representative, Blair Berk, a prominent celebrity lawyer in California, did not comment on the statement made by Bello. Odom was given a blood test the same night he was found at the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas. The sheriff’s office recommended the felony count.
Brothel owner, Dennis Hof, said Odom spent $75,000 on two women who accompanied him in a VIP suite at Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev.
After marrying Khloe Kardahsian, the two split up after cheating rumors surfaced.
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