Category Archives: 2017

Randolph, Zach

Charge: Marijuana possession with intent to sell

Arrest Date: August 9, 2017

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 36

Details: While on routine patrol in Los Angeles, police encountered a group drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, and playing loud music while blocking a street. The officers then tried to disperse the crowd, and the disturbance escalated. Officers called for backup when the crowd grew and people began throwing bottles. Several police cars ended up with smashed windows and slashed tires.  Multiple arrests were made, including Randolph, who was found with marijuana.  This was his fourth career arrest, and first in over eight years.

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Gibson, Taj

Charge: Driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: July 6, 2017

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 32

Details: Less than a week after signing a new $28 million dollar contract with the Timberwolves, Gibson was arrested for driving with a suspended license after getting pulled over for making an illegal u-turn in Queens, New York.

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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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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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