Category Archives: Detroit Pistons

Caldwell-Pope, Kentavious

Charge: Driving while intoxicated

Arrest Date: March 29, 2017

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 24

Details: Caldwell-Pope was pulled over in Auburn Hills at 2:50 AM for driving 45mph in a 25mph zone.  Officers smelled alcohol and administered field-sobriety tests which Caldwell-Pope failed.  He was placed under arrest and later registered a .08 blood alcohol level, at the legal limit.

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Wallace, Ben

Charge: Driving under the influence, carrying a concealed weapon

Arrest Date: September 24, 2011

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 37

Details: Wallace was pulled over in Detroit at 3am after being spotted driving erratically.  He was found to have a .14 blood alcohol level and officers subsequently found an unloaded handgun in a backpack.

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Villanueva, Charlie

Charge: Domestic assault

Arrest Date: May 19, 2010

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 25

Details: Villanueva was arrested in Ontario, Canada on charges of domestic assault.  No details on the alleged crime or the victim involved were provided.  This was Villanueva’s first career arrest.

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Davis, Dale

Charge: Assaulting a police officer, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: August 1, 2006

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 37

Details: Police were called to a Miami Beach hotel after Davis refused to leave the premises after repeated requests.  Upon arriving, Davis went outside with officers where he threatened to assault them if they would remove their guns and badges.  Davis then balled his fists and began walking toward officers in an aggressive manner, and was warned that he would be hit with a Taser gun if he continued. He didn’t stop, and an officer used the stun gun to hit Davis in the chest and he fell to the ground. He was taken into custody and charged with assault, assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence.

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Polynice, Olden

Charge: Assault with a deadly weapon

Arrest Date: September 27, 1993

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 28

Bedford, William

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: October 23, 1991

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 27

Barnes, Marvin

Charge: Possession of an unregistered firearm

Arrest Date: October 9 1976

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 24

Hairston, Harold

Charge: Refusal to Sign Speeding Citation

Arrest Date: September 3, 1968

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 26

Harding, Reggie

Charge: Loitering in a Place of Illegal Occupation

Arrest Date: September 8, 1965

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 23

Harding, Reggie

Charge: Assault and Battery

Arrest Date: September 6, 1965

Franchise: Detroit Pistons

Age 23

Details: After several run-ins with the law before going pro, Harding was arrested for assault and battery while playing for the Pistons after being involved in a fight.  He was also arrested for loitering two days later and eventually was shot and killed in Detroit in 1972 following an argument on a street corner, at the age of 30.

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