Category Archives: Non Drug/Alcohol Driving Citation
Charge: Operating a motor vehicle in a toll road when prohibited
Arrest Date: November 11, 2015
Franchise: Houston Rockets
Details: Beverley was arrested on an open warrant after police stopped him in his Rolls-Royce. The warrant was issue following repeated missed court dates related to E-Z pass violations. Beverley was taken into custody and released after paying a small fine.
Charge: Reckless driving and speeding
Arrest Date: July 28, 2015
Franchise: Indiana Pacers
Details: Hill was pulled over in Atlanta after several motorists called 911 reporting a reckless driver. He was clocked driving his Range Rover at 107mph, and was arrested for reckless driving and speeding. See below for police dashcam video of his arrest.
Police dashcam video:
Charge: Speeding, reckless driving, marijuana possession
Arrest Date: April 29, 2011
Franchise: Charlotte Hornets
Details: After being pulled over for speeding and reckless driving, police discovered marijuana and a loaded BB gun and placed Cunningham under arrest.
Charge: Driving with a suspended license and driving with excessive speed
Arrest Date: January 25, 2013
Franchise: Phoenix Suns
Details: Beasley was pulled over after officers noticed him driving 71 mph in a 45 mph zone, with no license plate on his vehicle. He was found to have a suspended license and was handcuffed and placed under arrest. After officers discovered he was too tall to fit in the back seat of their patrol car, they decided to cite and release him at the scene.
Charge: Failure to appear in court
Arrest Date: January 29, 2013
Franchise: Denver Nuggets
Details: Lawson was arrested after failing to appear in court following a citation he received during the summer of 2012 for driving under restraint and careless driving. This arrest only became public following a subsequent domestic disturbance arrest in August of 2013. Lawson also was arrested for drunk driving in 2008 while attending the University of North Carolina.
Charge: Driving with a suspended license
Arrest Date: February 27, 2003
Franchise: New York Knicks
Details: Sprewell was pulled over and arrested in Manhattan for driving with a suspended license. The license had been suspended after he failed to answer a summons for failing to signal. He was taken into custody, paid a fine and was released.
Charge: Driving on a suspended license, threatening a police officer
Arrest Date: July 30, 2012
Franchise: Los Angeles Lakers
Details: Barnes’ second career arrest started innocuously enough when he was arrested for an outstanding traffic citation, but quickly escalated to a felony when he threatened a police officer. His demonic smile makes for one of the better mugshots – much better than his low-key mugshot following a domestic violence arrest in 2010.
Charge: Driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, failing to stop
Arrest Date: October 21, 2011
Franchise: Golden State Warriors
Details: Bell’s second DUI of 2011 came after he was pulled over for failing to stop and driving with a suspended license. He subsequently was jailed a third time two months later when he showed up drunk to his court hearing.
Charge: Marijuana possession and speeding
Arrest Date: June 26, 2011
Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves
Details: Beasley’s first career arrest came during the 2011 NBA lockout, after he was pulled over for going 84 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police found about half an ounce of marijuana in his car and arrested him for speeding and marijuana possession.
Charge: Operating a scooter without a valid driver’s license
Arrest Date: May 28, 2011
Franchise: Denver Nuggets
Details: Smith was arrested in Miami Beach for operating a scooter without a license, his third career arrest. A bench warrant was issued 3 months later after he skipped a court hearing on the matter, leading to his eventual fourth career arrest in 2012 for failure to appear in court.