Al Gore III was arrested in Laguna Niguel, California on suspicion of possession of marijuana and prescription drugs after police pulled him over for speeding in a Toyota Prius hybrid car. His father is probably proud of him for protecting the environment, but not so much for his second arrest for drug possession.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Gore was stopped for driving 100 mph on the San Diego Freeway. Deputies say they smelled marijuana. A search of the car found less than an ounce of marijuana along with Xanax, Valium, Vicodin, and Adderall. A Sherriff’s Department spokesman said Gore does not have a prescription for any of these drugs.
Gore was arrested in Bethesda, Maryland in 2003 on suspicion of possession of marijuana. The LA Times reported he completed substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle those charges.