Category Archives: 2011

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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Caracter, Derrick

Charge: Battery, public drunkenness, and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: April 24, 2011

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 22

Details: While in the middle of a playoff series against the Pelicans, a drunken Caracter showed up at a New Orleans IHOP and grabbed and shoved a female cashier after being refused service.  Police were called and he was arrested for battery, public drunkenness, and resisting arrest.

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Caracter Derrick 04.24.11

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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Powell Josh 03.12.11

Jack, Jarrett

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 20, 2011

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 27

Details: After being pulled over for weaving and driving 66 mph in a 45 zone, Jack failed a breathalyzer and was arrested for driving under the influence.

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Jack Jarret 02.20.11

Bell, Charlie

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 4, 2011

Franchise: Golden State Warriors

Age 31

Details: Bell was arrested early in the morning in Oakland and was charged with driving under the influence.  This was the start of a busy year for Bell in which he was arrested three times.

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