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Jon Bon Jovi, right , wife Dorothea, left and daughter Stephanie arrive at the Fashion Rocks concert, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) Jon Bon Jovi, right , wife Dorothea, left and daughter Stephanie arrive at the Fashion Rocks concert, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say Jon Bon Jovi's 19-year-old daughter is hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in a dorm at her upstate New York college.

Town of Kirkland police say an ambulance was sent to Hamilton College early Wednesday morning after a report that a female had apparently overdosed on heroin.

Investigator Peter Cania says Stephanie Bongiovi, of Red Bank, N.J., is recovering at a hospital he declined to name.

Police say Bongiovi and 21-year-old Ian Grant, also of Red Bank, were charged with drug possession. Both were issued tickets and ordered to appear in court at a later date. Police didn't know if they have lawyers.

The musician's representative isn't commenting.

Bon Jovi is scheduled to perform at a benefit concert for Hamilton in Times Square on Dec. 5.

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