Arenas, Gilbert

Charge: Disobeying police

Arrest Date: May 27, 2006

Franchise: Washington Wizards

Age 24

Details: While in Miami for Urban Beach Week, Arenas and Wizards teammate Awvee Storey attracted the attention of police after Storey was spotted walking in the middle of a busy street.  When Storey refused to get out of the street, officers began to arrest him for disobeying police. At this point, Arenas showed up and tried to intervene, and was arrested for the same charge. As Arenas was arrested, according to the police report, he said: “You can’t arrest me. I’m a basketball player. I play for the Washington Wizards and I’m not going to leave my teammate.”

Original news account


Arenas Gilbert 05.27.06


Posted on 03/01/2013, in 2000's, 2006, A, Disorderly Conduct, Washington Wizards. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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