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Wilcox, Chris

Charge: Concealed weapon

Arrest Date: May 31, 2008

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 25

Details: Wilcox was a passenger in a car when he was pulled over, where officers discovered a concealed firearm.  This was the second career arrest for Wilcox, both gun-related.

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Williams, Shawne

Charge: Marijuana possession and driving without a license

Arrest Date: September 11, 2007

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 21

Details: After being pulled over for not using a signal, officers smelled marijuana.  Upon looking inside the vehicle officers spotted a firearm, which later was discovered to have been stolen.  Williams was arrested for marijuana possession and driving without a license, while another passenger took the gun charge.

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Wilcox, Chris

Charge: Unlawful possession of firearm

Arrest Date: June 27, 2005

Franchise: Los Angeles Clippers

Age 22

Details: Wilcox was pulled over at 1am after struggling to stay in his lane.  He admitted drinking but passed a field sobriety test.  A canine unit, however, uncovered an unregistered pistol in his car along with live ammunition and spent shell casings.

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Walker, Samaki

Charge: Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: June 9, 2003

Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers

Age 27

Details: Walker was charged after a single-car accident where he rolled his vehicle and was partially ejected, suffering minor injuries. He told officers he had two alcoholic beverages.

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Wallace, Rasheed

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: November 22, 2002

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 28

Details: Wallace and fellow Blazer Damon Stoudamire were stopped for speeding on the way back from a road game in Seattle.  Officers smelled marijuana and used a drug-sniffing dog to search the car and found about 1 gram.  Both players admitted to smoking marijuana inside the vehicle.

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Wells, Bonzi

Charge: Trespass

Arrest Date: September 6, 2001

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 24

Details: Wells, along with Blazers teammate Erick Barkley, were arrested after refusing to leave the scene of a brawl outside of a nightclub. When police arrived, they shouted profanities at officers until arrested for criminal trespass.

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Walker, Samaki

Charge: Reckless driving, fleeing an officer, and driving with an expired license

Arrest Date: August 30, 2000

Franchise: San Antonio Spurs

Age 24

Details: Walker was spotted in Ohio speeding on his motorcycle, and when officers signaled for him to pull over he fled, accelerating to 100mph.  He finally pulled over only after a police helicopter shined a spotlight on him.  He was charged with reckless driving, fleeing an officer, and driving with an expired license.

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Williams, Jason

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: April 12, 2000

Franchise:  Sacramento Kings

Age 24

Details: Williams was cited and charged with reckless driving in Sacramento.  Kings teammate Chris Webber was driving in a separate car in the area, and was pulled over and charged at the scene, while Williams drove away but was later charged with reckless driving as well.

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Webber, Chris

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: April 12, 2000

Franchise:  Sacramento Kings

Age 27

Details: Webber was pulled over and charged with reckless driving in Sacramento.  Kings teammate Jason Williams was driving in a separate car in the area, and drove away from the scene but was later charged with reckless driving as well.  This was the second arrest for Webber, his first coming with the Wizards two years earlier.

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Wesley, David

Charge: Reckless driving

Arrest Date: January 12, 2000

Franchise: New Orleans Pelicans

Age 29

Details: Wesley was racing in Charlotte in a car alongside his friend and teammate Bobby Phils when Phils’ Porsche lost control and crashed, killing him instantly.  The car Wesley was driving was not involved in the accident.  He later was convicted of reckless driving for taking part in the fatal race.

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