Category Archives: Denver Nuggets

Lawson, Ty

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: July 14, 2015

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: Lawson was arrested after being pulled over for speeding at 2am in Hollywood.  He was found displaying signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest.  This was Lawson’s second DUI arrest in six months, and fourth arrest in two and a half years.  He was also arrested for driving under the influence in 2008 while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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Johnson, Dermarr

Charge: Resisting arrest and interfering with a peace officer

Arrest Date: June 9, 2007

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: After being involved in a disturbance with two women outside of a nightclub, Johnson was uncooperative with officers, and was tasered and arrested.

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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: January 23, 2015

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Details: Lawson was arrested after being pulled over at 1am for driving 61mph in a 35mph zone. Officers found him slurring his speech and smelling of alcohol and arrested him for driving under the influence.  This was Lawson’s third arrest in two years.  He was also arrested for driving under the influence in 2008 while a student at the University of North Carolina.

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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Failure to appear in court

Arrest Date: January 29, 2013

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

Details: Lawson was arrested after failing to appear in court following a citation he received during the summer of 2012 for driving under restraint and careless driving.  This arrest only became public following a subsequent domestic disturbance arrest in August of 2013.  Lawson also was arrested for drunk driving in 2008 while attending the University of North Carolina.

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Lawson, Ty

Charge: Physical harrasment and criminal mischief

Arrest Date: August 17, 2013

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

Details: Lawson and his girlfriend were arrested after fighting in their homes.  Details are unknown but do not appear to be physical in nature.  It primarily involved yelling and throwing phones at each other, among other things.

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Smith, JR

Charge: Operating a scooter without a valid driver’s license

Arrest Date: May 28, 2011

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

Details: Smith was arrested in Miami Beach for operating a scooter without a license, his third career arrest.  A bench warrant was issued 3 months later after he skipped a court hearing on the matter, leading to his eventual fourth career arrest in 2012 for failure to appear in court.

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Balkman, Renaldo

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: August 22, 2009

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 25

Details: Balkman was pulled over and arrested in Florida at 4am after refusing a breathalyzer test, and charged with driving under the influence.

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Anthony, Carmelo

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: April 14, 2008

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 23

Details: Following a Nuggets loss, Anthony was pulled over by police after being seen weaving through traffic.  He was arrested for DUI after failing a series of sobriety tests.  He was later sentenced to probation and community service.  This was Anthony’s second arrest and first in nearly four years.

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Smith, JR

Charge: Assault, disturbing the peace, and destruction of property

Arrest Date: October 25, 2007

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 21

Details: Less than five months after being arrested for causing the death of his friend in an automobile accident, Smith was again arrested.  Details are limited, but he was arrested for assault, disturbing the peace, and destruction of property for an incident at a Denver nightclub.

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Smith, JR

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: June 9, 2007

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 21

Details: While driving through New Jersey with a friend, Smith ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle, causing both he and his friend to be ejected from the car.  Smith escaped with minor injuries, however his friend died.  Smith avoided vehicular manslaughter charges, but ultimately was convicted two years later of reckless driving.

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