Former NBA player Ben Gordon had his fourth incident with the law in the last five months.
Former NBA guard Ben Gordon was arrested Saturday for a robbery offense, the latest in a series of legal incidents that followed his 11-year career in the NBA.
Here are the details of his last arrest, from USA Today :
LAPD's public information officer, Irma Mota, said the officers arrived at 9:10 a.m. Saturday to an apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles, where Gordon had rented two apartments. According to the police report, Gordon confronted the department manager to return his security deposit. After the manager told Gordon he did not have access to the warehouse, Gordon punched the manager in the face. He left after the manager gave him a part of the security deposit.
Gordon returned shortly after, once again demanding the security deposit. After a witness intervened, Gordon left before being arrested and arrested.
Gordon was scheduled to be released from jail on Tuesday, and is scheduled to appear in court on December 19.
This is the fourth altercation with the law for Gordon in the last five months. In June, he was arrested for firing fire alarms in the same complex where the alleged theft occurred. Then, in October, he was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation after entering into a confrontation with a 31-year-old woman inside a sports rehabilitation facility he owns in his hometown of Mount Vernon, New York. And just last week, Gordon was arrested for driving with a counterfeit license plate in New York.
Two days ago, Gordon posted a cryptic Instagram video of himself staring at the camera with the caption, "Redrum … a lot of you should have already met your creator, but it's not too late … ooogangs — #f — youpayme #cantstealfromGodstupid #iseenpeopledieforlesslol #Godismerciful. "
Gordon, 34, who was talking about an NBA Comeback as recently as the beginning of October, played for the Bulls, Pistons , Bobcats and Magic after starring UConn. He averaged 14.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 badists in the NBA, with a personal record of 21.4 points per game during the 2006-07 season with Chicago.
Gordon played for the last time in the league during the 2015 season, and the basketball reference lists. his career earnings at $ 84,617,019.