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Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again

Posted on: February 22, 2012 10:04 pm
Javaris Crittenton was reportedly arrested again.(Getty Images)
Posted by Ben Golliver

Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has mostly stayed out of the news since last August, when he was charged with murder in the shooting death of a 22-year-old mother of four in Georgia.

That changed on Wednesday morning, when Crittenton was reportedly arrested again by authorities in Georgia. reports that Crittenton was arrested for "speeding and obstruction of an officer" after getting pulled over for driving 60 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone in a "black Porsche." 
When the cop wrote up the ticket, Javaris refused to sign it, something you have to do to acknowledge receipt of the citation. As a result, we're told the officer asked Javaris to step out of the vehicle -- and Javaris refused again.

We're told words were exchanged -- and after the officer reasoned with Javaris, the former NBA player agreed to step out of the car ... at which point he was placed under arrest for speeding and obstruction of an officer. He was subsequently transported to Clayton County jail, where he is currently being processed.
Police charged Crittenton with murder last year, alleging that he shot into a crowd of people after being robbed of more than $50,000 worth of jewelry. The FBI had to track down and arrest Crittenton in California after he apparently fled across the country after the incident.

Prior to the murder rap, Crittenton was best known for his involvement in a 2009 dispute over gambling debts with then-Washington Wizards teammate Gilbert Arenas. The dispute ended with Arenas getting suspended for bringing guns into the Wizards locker room. Crittenton was released by the team shortly thereafter.

Crittenton, now 23, played just two seasons in the NBA, including stints with the Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies and Wizards. He was cut by the Charlotte Bobcats during training camp in 2010 and had been playing in the D-League. He averaged 5.3 points and 1.8 assists in 16.4 minutes per game during his NBA career.

Since: Feb 23, 2012
Posted on: February 23, 2012 10:23 pm

Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again

The craziest thing I have heard of coming from a pro athlete was when Ray Carruth had his child's mother shot and killed before she even had the baby.  They delivered the baby before she died.  She is alive and well.  He killed her due to not wanting pay child support.  That's the most outrageous thing I have ever heard and athlete do.  Craziness.

Since: Apr 13, 2009
Posted on: February 23, 2012 8:33 am

Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again


and doesn't realize how blessed he was/is to be given an opportunatey to live the NBA dream of many hoopsters.
i personnally think he needs that figure in his life to change his way of living. shooting into a crowd/killing someone over some
jewelery? where was he? obviously somewhere he should not have been and "shots in a crowd" crittenton/guns together do not
conflate into anything that will be positive in life. to the lost mother of four, "my heart goes out to your family"

i am here in DC, and have known many past wizards over the years and for the most part thier world is different from ours, except that
the law is above everyone. and when some of these NBA cats are given that "certain" attention to be considered of a higher social ilk on way too many occasions, heads swell, egoes N-larged and at the age of 20 something, some of these dudes believe that they're above the law and more free passes for error are always forthcoming.

pithy, if found guilty, yes, its jail time for mr.crittenton,  his shooting incident was way to serious !!!!

the speeding matter-well, i have an 7 series, i am 50 and will push it on occasion, but if pulled over i've found that if office requested ID/paper work checks out okay and you're not wanted elsewhere, the officer will usually put alittle advice in your ear and "have a safe day" you afterwards

calling him (racial) names etc. will not change the facts that mr.crittenton has against him, but there are four kids without their mother who is lost, over some jewelery and the blown head fuse of a gun packing cat she likely never really knew

Since: Feb 22, 2012
Posted on: February 23, 2012 2:07 am
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Since: Dec 2, 2009
Posted on: February 23, 2012 12:04 am

Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again

I dislike Indyfan's statement as well.
Unfortunately, he's right.
Crittenton apparently thinks & acts like a gangsta' thug.
the epitome of the word Indyfan used, in my opinion.

Since: Jul 1, 2010
Posted on: February 22, 2012 10:52 pm

Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again

Indyfan is a stupid human.

Since: Nov 14, 2011
Posted on: February 22, 2012 10:34 pm
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Since: Jul 5, 2010
Posted on: February 22, 2012 10:33 pm

Report: Murder suspect Crittenton arrested again

He shot into a crowd of people and killed an innocent mother of four.

That is just about the most outrageous thing I've ever heard an athlete do.

I want to punch him in the face, over and over.

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