Evander Holyfield's son arrested on drug charges

Elijah Holyfield was arrested Monday, May 1, 2017, in Athens on two misdemeanor drug charges. (Athens-Clarke County Jail)
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Elijah Holyfield was arrested Monday, May 1, 2017, in Athens on two misdemeanor drug charges. (Athens-Clarke County Jail)

Credit: Athens-Clarke County Jail

Credit: Athens-Clarke County Jail

Elijah Holyfield, a University of Georgia running back and the son of former boxing legend Evander Holyfield, was arrested on drug charges early Monday.

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Holyfield was arrested in Athens on misdemeanor charges of possession of drug-related objects and marijuana possession, less than 1 oz., according to 960 The Ref.

Holyfield was booked into the Athens-Clarke County Jail jail at 3:19 a.m. ET. He was released less than an hour later at 4:08 a.m. ET.