Category Archives: Atlanta Hawks

Scott, Mike

Charge: Marijuana possession, schedule 1 drug possession

Arrest Date: July 30, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 27

Details: Scott was riding in a car with his brother when police attempted to pull them over for following too closely to other vehicles.  The vehicle failed to stop and accelerated to 98mph before eventually pulling over after a two mile pursuit.  Police found over an ounce of marijuana and 10.9 grams of a MDMA.  Scott was arrested and charged with felony drug possession.

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Sefolosha, Thabo

Charge: Disoderly conduct and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: April 8, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 30

Details: Sefolosha was arrested along with teammate Pero Antic after interfering with officers outside the 1Oak nightclub in Manhattan.  This was following the stabbing of Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland moments earlier.  Sefolosha broke his leg in the incident causing him to miss the remainder of the season.  See below for video showing officers tackling and striking him with a nightstick.

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Antic, Pero

Charge: Disorderly conduct and harrassment

Arrest Date: April 8, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 32

Details: Antic was arrested along with teammate Thabo Sefolosha after interfering with officers outside the 1Oak nightclub in Manhattan.  This was following the stabbing of Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland moments earlier.

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Powell, Josh

Charge: Failure to obey a traffic officer, failure to yield to emergency equipment, obstruction

Arrest Date: March 12, 2011

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 28

Details: Powell was arrested shortly before a Hawks game for inexplicably refusing to move his car after it blocked an ambulance.  Police asked him repeatedly to move out of the intersection and let the ambulance through, but he refused and was placed under arrest and charged with a handful of obstruction charges.

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McLeod, Roshown

Charge: Battery of pregnant woman

Arrest Date: April 17, 2000

Franchise:  Atlanta Hawks

Age 24

Details: McLeod allegedly shoved his girlfriend, who is pregnant, during an argument over her use of the telephone.  She then called police.

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Gray, Ed

Charge: Marijuana possession and driving under the influence

Arrest Date: March 26, 1999

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 23

Details: Gray was pulled over for minor traffic violations, at which point officers found marijuana and an open alcohol container in the car.  He was also found to have been driving with a suspended license, and was placed under arrest.

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Anderson, Greg

Charge: Possession of cocaine and intent to distribute

Arrest Date: February 25, 1998

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 33

Details: Anderson arranged to help two men sell a kilogram of cocaine.  One of the men was working with the FBI, and after an undercover sting Anderson was arrested on federal charges, including crossing state lines from Texas to Mississippi.  He later cooperated with the FBI in an operation against the third man, and was eventually sentenced to five months in prison.

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Blaylock, Mookie

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: February 1, 1997

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 29

Details: Blaylock was arrested while trying to board a plane from Vancouver to Phoenix after drug-sniffing dogs discovered two ounce of marijuana in his baggage.  This was his second drug related arrest in two years.

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Blaylock, Mookie

Charge: Marijuana possession and driving under the influence

Arrest Date: January 11, 1995

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 27

Washburn, Chris

Charge: Firearm possession and billy club possession

Arrest Date: June 5, 1988

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 23