Van Lier, Norm

Charge: Inciting a riot, assaulting and obstructing a police officer, and surety of the peace

Arrest Date: August 1, 1972

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 25

Details: Van Lier, upset after hearing that a local police officer had accused him of selling drugs, stormed into the police station and demanded to speak to the officer.  Their discussion became heated, and Van Lier punched the officer in the face and fled.  He later returned to the station with ten others and a brawl broke out, resulting in his arrest.

Original news account

Posted on 02/05/2011, in 1970's, 1972, Assault and/or Battery, Chicago Bulls, V. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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