Welcome to NBA Crime Library

NBA Crime Library is an extensive library of every (known) arrest of an active NBA player.  Currently we’re up to over 300 total arrests and 50 mugshots covering all 30 franchises and spanning  the last 60 years.

Check out the menu tabs above to find all players sortable by:

  • last name (alphabetically)
  • year
  • franchise
  • decade
  • crime committed
  • mugshots

Or use the search bar to the right to search by name, team, crime, year, etc.

Finding and organizing all of these arrests has taken a lot of time scouring the internet, and we hope you enjoy!  By all means feel free to link to the site but please provide credit.

Enjoy!

Oden, Greg

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: August 7, 2014

Franchise: Miami Heat

Age 26

Details: The oft injured center was arrested at 3:30 am after allegedly punching an ex-girlfriend in the face.  When police arrived they found his 24 year-old ex on the sofa with a swollen, bloody face.

Original news account

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Speights, Marreese

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: August 5, 2014

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 27

Details: Speights was stopped at 3:30am after not yielding to traffic while pulling his Bentley out into traffic.  He was found to have a blood alcohol level of .10, and was arrested for driving under the influence.  He had been out that evening celebrating his 27th birthday.

Original news account

Faverani, Vitor

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: August 3, 2014

Franchise: Boston Celtics

Age 26

Details: While driving in Valencia, Spain, Faverani ran a red light and crashed into a bus.  He was arrested for driving under the influence his blood alcohol level was found to be triple the legal limit.

Original news account

Bell, Charlie

Charge: Bond violation

Arrest Date: December 8, 2011

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 32

Details: Bell’s third arrests of 2011 when he showed up drunk to the court hearing of his previous arrest, an October 2011 DUI.  He was also arrested for DUI in February of that year, and his wife was arrested in May for allegedly stabbing Bell with a box cutter.

Original news account

Tucker, PJ

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: May 10, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 29

Details: Tucker was pulled over after running a stop sign in his Mercedes and subsequently driving erratically.  He was found to have slurred speech and watery eyes as well as a blood alcohol level of .222, nearly three times the legal limit.  He was arrested for driving under the influence, and faces a charge of ‘super-extreme DUI’ due to his BAC being above .20. About two months after the arrest Tucker signed a three year, $16.5 million dollar contract with the Suns

Original news account

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Brewer, Ronnie

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 19, 2014

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 28

Details: Brewer was pulled over in Beverly Hills for erratic driving and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence after he was found to have a blood alcohol level of .15.

Original news account

Goodwin, Archie

Charge:  Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: May 4, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 19

Details: Goodwin was arrested at an Arkansas skating rink after officers spotted him cursing and being aggressive toward another skater.  After he refused to stop cursing officers tried to arrest him at which point he tried to break free and flee.

Original news account

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Valanciunas, Jonas

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: April 7, 2014

Franchise: Toronto Raptors

Age 21

Details: While going through a drive-thru at 2:30am, open beer bottles were spotted in Valanciunas’ car.  Police were called and tracked the vehicle to his home, where he was arrested for driving under the influence

Original news account

Johnson, James

Charge:  Domestic assault

Arrest Date: June 7, 2014

Franchise: Memphis Grizzlies

Age 27

Details: After returning home from an evening with his wife, Johnson and his wife got in an argument, at which point he slapped her with an open hand and choked her.  He was subsequently arrested for domestic assault.

Original news account

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Perkins, Kendrick

Charge:  Assault

Arrest Date: October 10, 2013

Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder

Age 28

Details: While leaving a nightclub, Perkins’ car bumped into another automobile.  An altercation followed, where Perkins punched moth a male and a female passenger in the head, and was subsequently arrested for assault.  This was his second career arrest, both with the Thunder.

Original news account

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