The bong case grows. Eight people in Columbia, SC, have been arrested on drug charges stemming from the infamous frat party that Michael Phelps attended, WIS-TV reports. Those eight do not include Phelps himself, but they do include the bong's owner, who reportedly tried to sell it on eBay for $100,000. The piece of memorabilia is now in police custody.
The county sheriff, meanwhile, remains adamant about pressing ahead with the case and is leaving open the possibility that Phelps will be charged. Others near and far are not so gung-ho. The local police department has refused to investigate, and South Carolina’s governor was nonchalant. “I don't see what it gets at this point,” he said.