Category Archives: Sacramento Kings

Barnes, Matt

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: February 1, 2017

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 36

Details: Barnes’ third career arrest came following a barroom brawl in December of 2016.  While at Avenue nightclub in Manhattan with teammate DeMarcus Cousins, Barnes allegedly choked a woman and then punched her boyfriend when he came to her aid.

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Collison, Darren

Charge: Domestic violence

Arrest Date: May 30, 2016

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 28

Details: Officers responded to a midday call on Memorial Day from Collison’s wife, who said she was being assaulted by her husband inside their home.  The victim was found to have visible injuries from the assault.

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Wright, Antoine

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: November 4, 2010

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 26

Details: Wright was pulled over and charged with DUI after his blood-alcohol level was found to be a 0.2, more than twice the legal limit in California.  He subsequently pleaded no contest and was sentenced to 15 days in jail and 3 years probation.

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Evans, Tyreke

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: May 31, 2010

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 20

Details: Evans was spotted by a police helicopter driving his Mercedes at speeds of up to 120 to 130 mph.  He was pulled over and arrested at gunpoint for reckless driving.  See below for video of the pursuit and arrest.

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Nocioni, Andres

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: November 5, 2009

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 29

Details: Hours after a home loss to the Atlanta Hawks, Nocioni was pulled over for driving erratically.  He failed sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI.

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Artest, Ron

Charge: Domestic violence

Arrest Date: March 5, 2007

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 27

Details: The basketball player formerly known as Ron Artest secured his second career arrest after cops were called to his California home and hauled him away on domestic violence charges.  This arrest follows his infamous 2004 ‘Malice at the Palace’ brawl which saw him charged with assault and battery.

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Williams, Jason

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: April 12, 2000

Franchise:  Sacramento Kings

Age 24

Details: Williams was cited and charged with reckless driving in Sacramento.  Kings teammate Chris Webber was driving in a separate car in the area, and was pulled over and charged at the scene, while Williams drove away but was later charged with reckless driving as well.

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Webber, Chris

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: April 12, 2000

Franchise:  Sacramento Kings

Age 27

Details: Webber was pulled over and charged with reckless driving in Sacramento.  Kings teammate Jason Williams was driving in a separate car in the area, and drove away from the scene but was later charged with reckless driving as well.  This was the second arrest for Webber, his first coming with the Wizards two years earlier.

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Polynice, Olden

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: October 17, 1996

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 33

Grant, Brian

Charge: Resisting arrest

Arrest Date: July 29, 1995

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 23

Details: Early in the morning a man was seen standing in the middle of the street and blocking traffic.  When he refused to move he was placed under arrest.  Grant, along with fellow pro Tyrone Hill, were with him at the time and interfered with the arrest.  Grant was arrested after refusing to leave the scene.

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