Category Archives: D

Dorsey, Tyler

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: May 26, 2018

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 22

Details: Dorsey was pulled over by a police officer who saw him driving a Land Rover Discovery without its headlights or taillights on. The SUV stopped, then kept rolling forward before stopping again.  Officers then saw an open container of alcohol on the floor of the passenger’s side of the SUV.

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Daniels, Marquis

Charge: Battery, disorderly conduct, and intimidation

Arrest Date: February 6, 2007

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 26

Details: Daniels, along with teammate Jamaal Tinsley, were arrested following a bar brawl in Indianapolis.  Tinsley and Daniels allegedly punched the bar manager repeatedly in the head, causing a laceration to his forehead and a lost tooth. Another Pacer teammate, Keith McLeod, was reportedly involved but did not face charges.

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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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Dumas, Tony

Charge: Assault on pregnant woman

Arrest Date: April 26, 1996

Franchise: Dallas Mavericks

Age 23

Details: Dumas was arrested after assaulting his 4-month pregnant girlfriend.  While driving in North Dallas late one evening, the two began arguing, at which point Dumas began beating her repeatedly until she dived from the slowly moving vehicle to escape.  This was Dumas’ second arrest of 1996.

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Dumas, Tony

Charge: Filing a false car theft report

Arrest Date: January 14, 1996

Franchise: Dallas Mavericks

Age 23

Details: Early one morning Dumas called police to report that his Dodge Viper was stolen at gunpoint by a masked assailant.  Later it was discovered that Dumas had crashed his car three hours earlier and fled the scene of the accident.

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Drew, John

Charge: Writing bad checks

Arrest Date: May 24, 1985

Franchise: Utah Jazz

Age 28

Details: One year before receiving a lifetime ban from the league for repeated drug offenses, Drew was pinched for writing several bad checks at a Salt Lake grocery store.

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