Category Archives: R
Charge: Marijuana possession with intent to sell
Arrest Date: August 9, 2017
Franchise: Sacramento Kings
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.
Charge: Assault, criminal trespass
Arrest Date: July 13, 1996
Franchise: Toronto Raptors
Details: Serial offender Robertson was arrested after a woman told police that he broke into her apartment and choked and bit her on the face. This was Robertson’s fourth career arrest, and the first of three over a six week span that summer. In total, he was arrested an astounding 5 times over a 14-month period from 1995 to 1996.
Charge: Driving under the influence
Arrest Date: April 5, 2009
Franchise: Los Angeles Clippers
Details: Following a loss to the neighboring Lakers, Zach Randolph apparently went out drinking. He was pulled over weaving his Rolls Royce across an LA freeway. This was Randolph’s third career arrest, though his first in over five years.
Charge: Urinating in public
Arrest Date: June 10, 2011
Franchise: Oklahoma City Thunder
Details: A few months after the diminutive Robinson was traded from the Celtics to the Thunder he decided to enjoy his summer off-season by relieving himself right in White Plains, New York right outside of city hall. At least he knew where to go to pay his summons. He even tweeted about the incident.
Charge: Driving with a suspended license
Arrest Date: August 17, 2009
Franchise: New York Knicks
Details: Robinson was pulled over in the Bronx because of an unpaid traffic ticket that caused his driver’s license to be suspended, and was taken in and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. This was his first career arrest.
Charge: Endangerment, reckless driving, excessive speed, failure to use child seat
Arrest Date: February 15, 2009
Franchise: Phoenix Suns
Details: Richardson was pulled over after being spotted going an astounding 90 mph in a 35 mph zone. After being stopped officers saw his 3 year old son with him in the backseat, without a carseat. In addition to being charged with reckless driving, he was arrested for child endangerment. This was his third career arrest and second in three months.
Charge: Driving under the influence
Arrest Date: December 21, 2008
Franchise: Phoenix Sun
Details: Richardson was pulled over after driving his Mercedes erratically outside of Phoenix and was found to have a blood alcohol level above the limit of .08. This was his second of three career arrests.
Charge: Driving under the influence of intoxicants
Arrest Date: December 2, 2003
Franchise: Portland Trailblazers
Details: After being pulled over in his Cadillac SUV, officers smelled marijuana and placed Randolph under arrest for driving under the influence.
Charge: Domestic violence
Arrest Date: April 29, 2003
Franchise: Golden State Warriors
Details: Richardson was arrested after a fight with his ex-girlfriend. The fight allegedly began after she found Richardson looking through letters and pictures of the victim and her current boyfriend. She accused him of pushing her down and kicking her in the side, all in the presence of their three year-old daughter.
Charge: Domestic battery, assault, and unlawful possession of firearm
Arrest Date: July 20, 2002
Franchise: Milwaukee Bucks
Details: Police said Robinson was drunk when he went to his ex-fiancee’s home and demanded to see their daughter. Once inside, Robinson allegedly hit her several times in the thigh and hip. He then took a gun that was inside the home and chased his ex-wife outside before being apprehended.