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Demi Lovato's drug dealer charged for shoplifting, possessing heroin

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The man who is believed to have supplied drugs that gave her a near-fatal overdose in July last year, is now facing three misdemeanour counts.

According to TMZ, is facing misdemeanours for shoplifting, possession of heroin, ketamine after allegedly trying to steal some expensive goods from

Johnson was found to have walked into the store in San Fernando Valley, He took a Michael Kors backpack, a pair of pants, and a Puma hoodie to the trial room, according to statements obtained from Law enforcement sources.

He was later caught for leaving the store without paying for the bag. The security found stolen items worth USD 440 as well as the drugs he gave to the singer, in the backpack.

On July 24, was hospitalised in for 12 days following a drug overdose. She was in the hospital for almost two weeks before being released to seek in-patient treatment.

Johnson later admitted on camera that he supplied the "aftermarket" pills and got high with the after she texted him at 4 am asking him to come over.

However, he was never investigated because the police categorised an overdose as a self-induced medical emergency.

The 'Confident' also checked into rehab following the overdose.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 17:53 IST