Category Archives: V
Charge: Driving under the influence
Arrest Date: April 7, 2014
Franchise: Toronto Raptors
Details: While going through a drive-thru at 2:30am, open beer bottles were spotted in Valanciunas’ car. Police were called and tracked the vehicle to his home, where he was arrested for driving under the influence.
Charge: Domestic assault
Arrest Date: May 19, 2010
Franchise: Detroit Pistons
Details: Villanueva was arrested in Ontario, Canada on charges of domestic assault. No details on the alleged crime or the victim involved were provided. This was Villanueva’s first career arrest.
Charge: Inciting a riot, assaulting and obstructing a police officer, and surety of the peace
Arrest Date: August 1, 1972
Franchise: Chicago Bulls
Details: Van Lier, upset after hearing that a local police officer had accused him of selling drugs, stormed into the police station and demanded to speak to the officer. Their discussion became heated, and Van Lier punched the officer in the face and fled. He later returned to the station with ten others and a brawl broke out, resulting in his arrest.