Category Archives: R

Randolph, Zach

Charge: Underage drinking

Arrest Date: May 1, 2002

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 20

Details: Randolph was arrested shortly before midnight after police stopped the car he was driving because it matched the description of an SUV being used by gang members. Police said Randolph’s blood alcohol content was less than half the state’s legal limit of .08 percent, however the legal drinking age in Indiana is 21. This was the first of four career arrests for Randolph, all involving drugs or alcohol.

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Robinson, Cliff

Charge: Marijuana possession and driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 5, 2001

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 40

Details: The forty year-old Robinson got arrested for the fourth and final time in his NBA career, with the Phoenix Suns.  He was pulled over for speeding and weaving at 1:30am and officers found marijuana in his vehicle.  With this arrest, he officially became the oldest NBA player to ever get arrested.

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Recasner, Eldridge

Charge: Assault

Arrest Date: December 24, 1999

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 32

Rodman, Dennis

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: December 23, 1999

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 38

Details: While driving his Bentley, Rodman was pulled over after security in the area had reported he was intoxicated as he was leaving a local restaurant and bar. Rodman flunked a field-sobriety test and was placed under arrest.  This was his third arrest in a four month span in 1999.

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Rodman, Dennis

Charge: Battery

Arrest Date: November 5, 1999

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 38

Details: Rodman and his estranged wife Carmen Electra were arrested at an upscale Miami Beach hotel after the two were involved in a physical altercation. Police were called to investigate reports of a loud disturbance, and when they arrived they found Electra with a cut on her lip and Rodman with scratches on his arm and a torn shirt.

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Rodman, Dennis

Charge: Public intoxication

Arrest Date: August 21, 1999

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 38

Details: Rodman was drunk and causing a disturbance at a Newport Beach, California restaurant and refused to leave after being asked  by management.  Police were subsequently called and he was arrested for public intoxication.  This was the first of three incidents where Rodman would be arrested over a four month span in late 1999.

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Robinson, Glenn

Charge: Disorderly intoxication

Arrest Date: June 28, 1999

Franchise: Milwaukee Bucks

Age 26

Details: Robinson was arrested following an incident outside of Club Chaos, a Miami nightclub.  He became upset after being denied admission because of what he was wearing, shouting at doormen until police arrived.  Officers were unable to calm him down, and appeared drunk and ‘on the verge of physical violence.’

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Robinson, Cliff

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: July 30, 1997

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 37

Rider, Isaiah

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: October 30, 1996

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 25

Details: Rider was arrested when sheriff’s deputies found him sitting in the back seat of a car parked alongside a highway in Portland smoking marijuana out of a soda can.  This was the third arrest in just a four month span for Rider.

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Robertson, Alvin

Charge: Criminal mischief

Arrest Date: August 20, 1996

Franchise: Toronto Raptors

Age 34