Category Archives: J

Jackson, Stephen

Charge: Assault and battery

Arrest Date: November 19, 2004

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 26

Details: Jackson was one of the participants of the infamous ‘Malice at the Palace’ brawl in Detroit.  Jackson was arrested for assault and battery along with four other Indiana Pacers players for attacking Pistons fans in the arena.  Nine players were suspended for varying lengths, with Jackson being suspended for 30 games. See below for video of the famous brawl.

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Jordan, Michael

Charge: Failure to appear in court

Arrest Date: July 6, 1989

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 26

Details: Jordan was pulled over in Lexington, Kentucky for driving his Ferrari 90mph in a 60mph zone.  He subsequently failed to appear to his scheduled court date, resulting in a warrant being issued for his arrest.

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Johnson, Eddie

Charge: Motor vehicle theft

Arrest Date: July 24, 1980

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 25

Johnson, Eddie

Charge: Cocaine possession

Arrest Date: July 13, 1980

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 25