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 nearly 400 total arrests and over 60 mugshots covering all 30 franchises and spanning the last 65 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!

Prince, Taurean

Charge: Drug possession

Arrest Date: August 25, 2022

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 28

Details: Prince was arrested at Miami International Airport on a fugitive out-of-state warrant from Texas. The warrant stems from traces of drugs found during a traffic stop in his home state.

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Harrell, Montrezl

Charge: Felony drug trafficking

Arrest Date: May 12, 2022

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 28

Details: Harrell was pulled over in Kentucky for tailgating, and upon approaching the vehicle officers smelled marijuana. Harrell admitted to being in possession and produced a small amount of marijuana from his sweatpants. Office searched the car, however, and found an additional three pounds of marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags in the backseat, and arrested Harrell on felony drug-trafficking charges.

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Graham, Devonte

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: July 7, 2022

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 27

Details: Graham was arrested at 3am in his hometown of Raleigh, North Carolina after a traffic stop. He was charged with driving while impaired.

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Bridges, Miles

Charge: Felony domestic violence

Arrest Date: June 29, 2022

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 24

Details: Bridges was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with felony domestic violence. His wife later posted graphic images on Instagram detailing the abuse, which included “a fracture nose, wrist, torn eardrum, torn muscles in my neck from being choked until I went to sleep and a severe concussion”.

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Hayes, Jaxson

Charge: Felony assault of a law enforcement officer

Arrest Date: July 28, 2021

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 21

Details: Police in Los Angeles were called to a home for a domestic disturbance and when they attempted to check on the parties involved, Hayes tried to keep them from entering the premises. He got combative with officers and a fight broke out, with Hayes getting tased and police forced to put out an “officer needs help” radio call. Both Hayes and an officer were taken to a hospital to get treatment for minor injuries following his arrest.

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Caruso, Alex

Charge: Possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

Arrest Date: June 22, 2021

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 27

Details: Caruso was attempting to board a flight in Texas when TSA officials searched his bags and found an herb grinder that contained a small amount of marijuana. Caruso was then arrested for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.

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Porter Jr, Kevin

Charge: Marijuana possession and improperly handling a firearm in a vehicle

Arrest Date: November 15, 2020

Franchise: Cleveland Cavaliers

Age 20

Details: Porter Jr was arrested after crashing his Mercedes Benz at 2am, as arriving officers discovered a loaded handgun and marijuana in his vehicle. Charges were eventually dropped the following month.

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Davis, Terence

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: October 27, 2020

Franchise: Toronto Raptors

Age 24

Details: Davis was arrested in Manhattan for allegedly slapping a woman across the face before grabbing her phone and breaking the screen, officials said.

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Beasley, Malik

Charge: Drug possession, receiving/concealing stolen property, and threats of violence

Arrest Date: September 26, 2020

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 23

Details: Officers were called to Beasley’s residence a day earlier on a reported weapons offense. The reporting individuals told officers they had stopped their car in front of the house, and Beasley “walked up to their vehicle, tapped on the vehicle window, pointed a gun at them and advised them to get off of the property.” Police subsequently found drugs as well as multiple guns including one that was reported stolen. Beasley eventually pled guilty to felony threats of violence and sentenced to 120 days in jail.

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Kurucs, Rodions

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: September 3, 2019

Franchise: Brooklyn Nets

Age 21

Details: Kurucs was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend at their home in late June. Kurucs allegedly screamed, “I am going to kill myself” then put his hand around the woman’s throat and choked her.  He then allegedly pushed her on the bed, slapped her in the face twice, bit her lip and pushed her into the bed frame.

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