John McEnroe, Tatum O'Neal's Son Kevin Arrested and Charged For Buying Drugs

Celebrity News Jul. 16, 2014 AT 8:30PM
John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal's son Kevin was arrested on July 15 Credit: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

Tennis champion John McEnroe and actress Tatum O'Neal's eldest son Kevin McEnroe was arrested on Tuesday, July 15, in New York City for possession of a controlled substance, a NYPD spokesperson confirms to Us Weekly.

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"Kevin McEnroe was caught buying drugs on July 15 at 11:15 p.m. He was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance," a NYPD spokesperson tells Us.

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According to New York Daily News, the 27-year-old was spotted by cops on the corner of East 4th St. and Avenue A, carrying out the drug deal with a 22-year-old man named Niro Meneses. The tennis champion's eldest son was caught carrying "six glassine envelopes of cocaine, 20 painkillers, 10 morphine pills and one anxiety pill," the site reports.

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Kevin's mom, Oscar winning actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested in 2008 after being caught buying crack cocaine in New York City; she was charged with a misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance. The Paper Moon actress then sought treatment in a facility only to reportedly later relapse in 2012.

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O'Neal and McEnroe are also parents to son Sean and daughter Emily. They were married in 1986 and divorced in 1994.

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