Former NBA player was just arrested in Georgia. The official charge for his arrest is “Conspiracy to Violate Georgia Controlled Substance Act.” The arrest happened early this morning (Wednesday), but details about the arrest haven’t been made available yet. Check back with us and we will have more for you as details are uncovered. Javaris Crittenton
This isn’t the first time Crittenton has had run-ins with the law in the past. The former baller is facing a murder charge stemming from the shooting death of a woman in Atlanta in 2011. Javaris Crittenton, 26, also became infamous in the NBA when he and
had the Gilbert Arenas gun standoff in a locker room a few years ago.
Javaris Crittenton is currently in police custody.
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Professional Sports Hall of Shame
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1. 1. O.J. Simpson (retired NFL): robbery and Kidnapping. Currently serving nine to 33 years. (Photo: AP)
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2. 2. Rae Carruth (NFL) was sentenced to 18 yrs. for his role in the shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend.
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3. 3. Plaxico Burress (NFL): criminal possession of a weapon. He took a plea deal and was released in June of 2011. (Photo: AP)
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4. 4. Dwayne Goodrich (NFL): criminal negligent homicide; hit & run. Sentenced to 12 1/2 years. (Photo: AP)
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5. 5. Michael Vick (NFL): conspiracy related to dog fighting. Served 23 months in prison. (Photo: AP)
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6. 6. Terry ‘Tank’ Johnson (NFL): probation violation/weapons possession. Served 60 of 120 day sentence. (Photo: AP)
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7. 7. Donte Stallworth (NFL): DUI manslaughter. Sentenced to 30 days incarceration and 2 years house arrest. (Photo: AP)
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8. 8. Darryl Henly (NFL) was sentenced to 41 yrs. for drug trafficking and conspiracy to commit murder. (Photo: AP)
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9. 9. Pete Rose (Retired/MLB): tax evation. Sentenced to five months and permanently banned from the sport. (Photo: AP)
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10. 10. Darryl Strawberry (retired MLB): drug possession, solicitation of prostitution. Sentenced to 18 months. (Photo: AP)
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11. 11. Jayson Williams (NBA): convicted in the fatal shooting of his limo driver. Took a plea and was sentenced to five years. AP
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12. 12. Tom Payne (NBA): rape (multiple convictions) various sentences but most recently sentenced to 15 years. (Photo: AP)
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13. 13. Mike Tyson (Boxing): sentenced to six years for rape (served three) and sentenced to one year for road rage (served 9 mos.)
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14. 14. Tonya Harding (Figure Skating): Nancy Kerrigan attack. Three yrs Probabation, $100,000 fine and 500 hrs. community service.
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15. 15. Marion Jones (Track & Field): obstruction of justice and perjury. Sentenced to 6 mos. and 200 hrs. community service.
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16. 16. Mike Danton (NHL): attempted conspiracy to commit murder. Sentenced to 7 1/2 years.
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17. 17. Chad Ochocinco / Chad Johnson was arrested over the weekend for head-butting his new bride. (Photo: AP)
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