So shocking. Legendary tennis star John McEnroe’s 27-year-old son, Kevin McEnroe, was arrested on felony drug charges in Manhattan on the night of July 15, according to a new report.
John McEnroe‘s son, Kevin McEnroe, 27, was arrested by “ununiformed” police officers after they caught him allegedly buying drugs from Niro Meneses, 22, law enforcement sources tell the New York Post‘s Page Six.
John McEnroe’s Son Arrested On Drug Charges: Kevin Busted In Manhattan
Kevin was allegedly purchasing six bags of cocaine, 20 oxy pills, 20 morphine pills and one anti-anxiety pill from Niro before police busted the pair, sources tell Page Six.
The oldest son of former pro tennis star John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal has been charged with felony drug possession, according to Page Six. Kevin, who lives in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, was reportedly charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
His arraignment is scheduled for this afternoon, July 16.
Kevin McEnroe’s Mother, Tatum O’Neal, Has Battled Drug Addiction Since Age 14
Kevin’s mother, Tatum, who has struggled with drug addiction since the age of 14, called police “in a panic” on the morning of July 16, trying to find her son, according to Page Six. Tatum was previously arrested in 2008 for buying crack cocaine in Manhattan.
While Tatum, the daughter of actor Ryan O’Neal, was addicted to heroin, John obtained custody of their three children in 1995. The tennis legend also has two children with his second wife, singer Patty Smyth, pictured above with John and Kevin.
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