Idol Contestant DeMato in Drug Bust
Police said DeMato, who made the Top 10 on the FOX talent show, failed field sobriety tests after they discovered a dark SUV drive into a restaurant parking lot more than an hour after the restaurant had closed.
They said a search of her vehicle yielded two marijuana pipes and a small quantity of marijuana. Police also said a plastic bag in her purse contained white powder that tested positive for cocaine.
DeMato, in tears, told the News-Times of Danbury in a phone interview from her home that the incident was simply a misunderstanding.
"I am not a drug user," she said. "It's going to be taken care of in court, and that's that."
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