Category Archives: Phoenix Suns

Morris, Marcus

Charge: Aggravated Assault

Arrest Date: April 21, 2015

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 25

Details: Marcus Morris, along with his twin brother and teammate Markieff, were indicted following an incident in January where the two allegedly assaulted an acquaintance following a high school basketball tournament.  The twins were angry with the man for texts he sent to their mother that they interpreted as flirtatious.  The man suffered a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises.

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Morris, Markieff

Charge: Aggravated Assault

Arrest Date: April 21, 2015

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 25

Details: Markieff Morris, along with his twin brother and teammate Marcus, were indicted following an incident in January where the two allegedly assaulted an acquaintance following a high school basketball tournament.  The twins were angry with the man for texts he sent to their mother that they interpreted as flirtatious.  The man suffered a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises.

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Tucker, PJ

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: May 10, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 29

Details: Tucker was pulled over after running a stop sign in his Mercedes and driving erratically.  He was found to have slurred speech, watery eyes and a blood alcohol level of .222, nearly three times the legal limit.  He was arrested for driving under the influence, and faced a charge of ‘super-extreme DUI’ due to his BAC being above .20. About two months after the arrest Tucker signed a three year, $16.5 million dollar contract with the Suns.

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Goodwin, Archie

Charge:  Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: May 4, 2014

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 19

Details: Goodwin was arrested at an Arkansas skating rink after officers spotted him cursing and being aggressive toward another skater.  After refusing to stop, officers moved in to arrest him at which point he tried to break free and flee.

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Beasley, Michael

Charge:  Driving with a suspended license and driving with excessive speed

Arrest Date: January 25, 2013

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 24

Details: Beasley was pulled over after officers noticed him driving 71 mph in a 45 mph zone, with no license plate on his vehicle.  He was found to have a suspended license and was handcuffed and placed under arrest.  After officers discovered he was too tall to fit in the back seat of their patrol car, they decided to cite and release him at the scene.

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Beasley, Michael

Charge:  Marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia

Arrest Date: August 6, 2013

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 24

Details: After being pulled over for a traffic violation in Phoenix, officers smelled marijuana and after searching the car they discovered three marijuana cigarettes.  This was his third arrest since becoming pro and second of 2013.

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Richardson, Jason

Charge: Endangerment, reckless driving, excessive speed, failure to use child seat

Arrest Date: February 15, 2009

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 28

Details: Richardson was pulled over after being spotted going an astounding 90 mph in a 35 mph zone. After being stopped officers saw his 3 year old son with him in the backseat, without a carseat.  In addition to being charged with reckless driving, he was arrested for child endangerment.  This was his third career arrest and second in three months.

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Richardson, Jason

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: December 21, 2008

Franchise: Phoenix Sun

Age 28

Details: Richardson was pulled over after driving his Mercedes erratically outside of Phoenix and was found to have a blood alcohol level above the limit of .08.  This was his second of three career arrests.

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Hardaway, Anfernee

Charge: Intimidation

Arrest Date: December 14, 2002

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 31

Details: Following an argument between Hardaway and his girlfriend, she left the house to go sleep in a vehicle outside. Hardaway then allegedly came outside and yelled at her while carrying a gun at his side, putting her in fear for her life.  Charges were ultimately dropped.

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Marbury, Stephon

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 8, 2002

Franchise: Phoenix Sun

Age 24

Details: Marbury was pulled over in Arizona after officers spotted him speeding and weaving in and out of his lane.  His speech was slurred and his breath smelled like alcohol, and his blood alcohol level was a .153, nearly double the legal limit of .08.

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