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Democratic donor Ed Buck charged with running drug den out of California apartment

8 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor, was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug den out of his West Hollywood apartment, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Buck allegedly injected a 37-year-old man with methamphetamine on Sept. 11, according to officials...
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Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested after third man overdoses at his home

8 monthes ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

The prominent Democratic donor and LGBTQ political activist Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house and providing methamphetamine to a 37-year-old man who overdosed last week, officials said.
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Prominent Democratic Donor Accused of Drugging Men Suffering From Addiction and Homelessness for Sex Fetish

8 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Three overdoses, including two deaths, at Ed Buck's L.A. home prompted the charges.
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Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

8 monthes ago   |   By NPR

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Democratic Fundraiser Ed Buck Is Arrested After A Third Man ODs In Buck's Apartment

Democratic Fundraiser Ed Buck Is Arrested After A Third Man ODs In Buck's Apartment

8 monthes ago   |   By NPR

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis via Getty Images)
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Ed Buck Finally Arrested After A Third Man Overdoes In His Home

8 monthes ago   |   By News One

Ed Buck has finally been arrested. Two Black men died in his West Hollywood, California, home within 18 months and another unidentified 37-year-old man overdosed on Sept. 11. However, the 65-year-old has only been arrested on drug charges,
See Also: Second Black Man Dies In Democratic Donor's Home
ABC reports, Buck has been charged with one felony count each of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house. A bail motion from the Los Angeles district attorney's office says Buck is “a violent, dangerous sexual predator. He mainly preys on men...
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Ed Buck arrested: Democratic donor arrested at West Hollywood, Calif. home on drug charges after new overdose

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Democratic donor Ed Buck, who has been subject to calls for prosecution in the overdose deaths of two men at his West Hollywood home, was arrested Tuesday in connection with a third overdose, police say.
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After Two Men Die of Overdoses, California Democratic Donor Charged With Running Drug House

8 monthes ago   |   By Time

A West Hollywood man who made prominent donations to the Democratic Party was charged Tuesday with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses.
Edward Buck, who was arrested at his home Tuesday, should be held on $4 million bail because he is a “violent, dangerous sexual predator” who offered drugs, money and shelter to mainly addicted and homeless men in exchange for participating in sexual fetishes, including a fetish that involved administering dangerous doses of drugs, Los Angeles County prosecutors said in a motion. Buck “has no regard for human life,” the motion said.
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