Police say the 23-year-old was arrested Monday afternoon after
he was stopped for speeding in a school zone near his former high
Sgt. Peter Grimm says a search of Ellison's vehicle turned up
100 pills of Vicodin, which is a controlled substance. He was
booked and released on $10,000 bail.
Grimm says Ellison didn't have a prescription and even if he
did, it was an unusually large amount of pills for a pharmacist to
"It's disappointing to hear about the issue involving Kevin Ellison," Chargers general manager A.J. Smith said in a statement released Tuesday. "We'll continue to monitor the situation and let the legal process run its course."
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.