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Florida News: Ex-Gov Candidate Andrew Gillum in hotel room where bags of meth found

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Andrew Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee and Democratic candidate for Governor of Florida in 2018, was named in a report detailing an alleged overdose incident inside a Miami Beach hotel room where alleged bags of crystal meth were found inside.

The report details the incident early Friday morning inside the hotel located off West Avenue after police were called to respond to a cardiac arrest. Police said three men including Gillum were inside the hotel room at the time.
According to police, one of the men – identified as Aldo Mejias – called rescue crews after he arrived at the hotel and found both Gillum and Travis Dyson in an inebriated state. Mejias told officers he began performing first aid on Dyson after he collapsed and began throwing up on a bed while Gillum was throwing up inside a bathroom.
Rescue crews took Dyson to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, while Gillum was allowed to leave the room without being detained, the report said. The report did not list any arrests as being made.
In a statement, Gillum said he was in town for a wedding celebration and admitted to having too much to drink.

“While I had too much to drink, I want to be clear that I have never used methamphetamines. I apologize to the people of Florida for the distraction this has caused our movement,” Gillum said in a statement, adding he would spend time with his family and was asking for privacy.
Gillum, who narrowly lost to current Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in the 2018 race that was recounted in Broward County among other locations, has spent time working as a political commentator and working on Democratic election efforts since the loss.
 

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Woulda been just another Thursday night here in Florida if he'd been smart and chosen coke instead of meth... crazy tweekers
 

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Just so happens the Meth needed to use the phone to call the police and Gillium and friends let them use their phone. Nothing to see here citizen move along
 

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So many blacks only supported him because he was a black Democrat. They didn't even care about his policies. They probably won't care about this either.

Or maybe it will have the opposite effect; blacks will look down on him for using a white mans drug. His black credibility will take a hit. He'll be like Obama after the first term.
 

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So many blacks only supported him because he was a black Democrat. They didn't even care about his policies. They probably won't care about this either.

Or maybe it will have the opposite effect; blacks will look down on him for using a white mans drug. His black credibility will take a hit. He'll be like Obama after the first term.
Mom jeans almost took Obama down. Brothers were like "What the fuck!?"
 

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He was in a hotel with a known male escort. Who was in cardiac arrest. There were pills and meth on the floor and bed. Soiled bedding. Forget the headline chunk, deal with the substance. You can Google it chunk.
 
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He was in a hotel with a known male escort. Who was in cardiac arrest. There were pills and meth on the floor and bed. Soiled bedding. Forget the headline chunk, deal with the substance. You can Google it chunk.
If Trump brushed up against a white house aid who once used meth, we would have known about it already and called for impeachment
 

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Is there an article that has this quote? I need there to be one.
Unless the police camera footage gets processed to the public under FOIA, don't expect the media to give up those details. The quote is from Candace Owens, who has a source that also contradicts Gillum going home on his own, when the source says he was escorted by police.

Which makes me consider if the media is accurate. I don't think the police would just let a previously unconscious person, due to intoxicants, to find their own way home. Specifically someone as high profile as Andrew Gillum.
 
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Unless the police camera footage gets processed to the public under FOIA, don't expect the media to give up those details. The quote is from Candace Owens, who has a source that also contradicts Gillum going home on his own, when the source says he was escorted by police.

Which makes me consider if the media is accurate. I don't think the police would just let a previously unconscious person, due to intoxicants, to find their own way home. Specifically someone as high profile as Andrew Gillum.
Shit, I didn't realize the kerfuffle going on. Certain people are big butthurt over Owens lmao

not sure the police would be taking bare feet photos
I guess it depends on what kind of police they were:

 
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I'm surprised the earlier nude and blurred pic of Andrew Gillum passed out on the floor made it to the internet.
 

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Yeah...I'm thinking there really was blood and feces on the sheets, now.

Streisand Effect. They never learn, do they?
 
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I hope people keep spreading that pic. I love seeing politicians get butthurt aroused emotionally agitated enough to file C&Ds. Given that he clearly colluded with the police to cover-up crimes (at least two, given that this was a meth-fueled gay hooker three-way), he needs to be taught that what he wants means nothing, and that free speech is above the law.

Normally I wouldn't care all that much about him getting pounded on the down-low because he AFAIK has never focused on family values beyond having a family, but using connections to get away with crimes that would put anyone not in his status in jail for at least overnight pisses me off. He deserves the humiliation.
 

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Yeah...I'm thinking there really was blood and feces on the sheets, now.

Streisand Effect. They never learn, do they?

So by blood and feces....

Does that mean he was so gacked out on meth that he was getting Dick Pound(ed) into a bloody mess?

That could of been Governor Florida Man. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯