Category Archives: Chicago Bulls

Brewer, Ronnie

Charge:  Driving under the influence

Arrest Date: February 19, 2014

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 28

Details: Brewer was pulled over in Beverly Hills for erratic driving and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence after he was found to have a blood alcohol level of .15.

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Noah, Joakim

Charge: Marijuana possession, open container of alcohol

Arrest Date: May 25, 2008

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 23

Details: Noah was arrested in Gainesville, Florida after officers spotted him drinking alcohol in public. During a search, officers also found marijuana in his pocket.

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Curry, Jameson

Charge: Urinating in public and resisting arrest

Arrest Date: January 17, 2008

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 22

Details: While a rookie on assignment with the Bulls D-League affiliate in Idaho, Curry expressed his frustration by urinating in public and resisting arrest.

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Fizer, Marcus

Charge: Unlawful possession of firearm and driving with a suspended license

Arrest Date: October 13, 2002

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 24

Details: Fizer was pulled over in his SUV at 2am in Chicago because his vehicle had illegally tinted windows.  Officers then discovered he had a suspended license, and while preparing his vehicle to be towed found a .40-caliber Beretta under the passenger seat.

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Benjamin, Corey

Charge: Domestic Battery

Arrest Date: October 17, 2000

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 22

Details: Benjamin returned home after a game and got into an argument with his girlfriend when she asked him to buy diapers for their child and he refused. When Benjamin returned home later he found his girlfriend locked in the couple’s bedroom. He broke down the door and grabber her around the throat and slapped her, claiming that since he paid the bills she couldn’t lock any doors against him.

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Pippen, Scottie

Charge: Battery of woman

Arrest Date: May 19, 1995

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 29

Details: A domestic disturbance was reported at Pippen’s home, and when police arrived his wife accused him of grabbing her by the arm and pushing her against their vehicle.  Pippen was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery. This was Pippen’s second of three career arrests.

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Pippen, Scottie

Charge: Unlawful use of a firearm

Arrest Date: February 6, 1994

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 28

Details: One evening, Pippen’s car was parked illegally and officers summoned a tow truck.  While preparing the car to be towed, officers noticed a fully-loaded, .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol near the front seat.  Pippen was registered to own the gun, but in Illinois it is a crime to carry a gun.  He was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a firearm.

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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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Van Lier, Norm

Charge: Inciting a riot, assaulting and obstructing a police officer, and surety of the peace

Arrest Date: August 1, 1972

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 25

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.

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