Richland County Sheriffs Department which has jurisdiction over the house where Phelps was partying along with other students, has extended its investigations behind Phelps' activities. In stead of focusing on more important crimes, Sheriff Leon Lott it's looking to point the finger only at the Olympic champion. Lott declared that the party given last November at a house on Blossom Street near Five Points, in which the infamous picture with...[ More on WhyFame.com ]Read Full Story
Richland County authorities have confirmed that no charges will be filled against Michael Phelps for illegal drug possession. Sheriff Leon Lott said there wasn't enough evidence gathered to charge the Olympic swimmer, who was photographed smoking from a marijuana pipe. "With Michael Phelps, I had to remove his medals, his hero status, and look at him as any other person. I felt it was important that he be treated fairly, equally and that a...[ More on WhyFame.com ]Read Full Story
Olympic winner Michael Phelps won’t be serving time for his November 2008 bong hit caught on camera, says police. Via Google News (Via AFP)
After a full investigation, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lett said there was not enough evidence from the November 2008 party in which the photograph of Phelps was taken to charge anyone.
“Having thoroughly investigated this matter, we do not believe we have enough evidence to prosecute anyone that was present at the November party,” Lett said.
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I am not one to typically weigh into issues involving sports. Other than enjoying surfing, sailing, water skiing and ski skiing, I largely missed out on getting the sports gene. But the BS going on over Michael Phelps' bong photo is getting to be off the charts in terms of hypocrisy. Beginning with Kelloggs (whose products I will now avoid purchasing) - which has dropped Phelps' endorsement - the hypocrisy and cases of false vapors over a kid like Phelps perhaps using a little marijuana is...Read Full Story
Michael Phelps says it's going to take him two or three months to decide if he's going to compete at the 2012 Summer Games in London, The Baltimore Sun reported."It will take a few months," Phelps said in a post-practice interview Monday outside the pool where he trains, the newspaper reported. "I'll give it 30 or 60 days. I think it will be better. I'm already happier now than I was, just having some part of my life back to normal, being able to swim again, having fun, joking around."Eight...Read Full Story
The police are investigating the pictures released of Michael Phelps smoking from a marijuana pipe. Find more news, pictures, and video about the investigation here.