The Price Of Partying With Phelps
- Eight People Arrested -
Authorities recently executed search warrants at two private homes in Columbia, S.C., and arrested eight people for marijuana possession, in connection with an investigation into the photo of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps holding a bong, ABC News has learned.
The British tabloid News of the World published a photo of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps holding a bong. Phelps, a swimmer who won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games in 2008, ackowledged that it was him in the photo and admitted "bad judgment."
Armed Richland County Sheriff's Department officers entered at least one of the properties Saturday, Feb. 7, sources told ABC News. Though eight people were arrested, less than an ounce of marijuana was confiscated by sheriff's deputies, the sources said.