NBA Star Arrested On Weapons Charges

4:30 PM, Sep 18, 2009   |    comments
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UPPER MARLBORO, MD (WUSA)--Prince Georges County Police say that Delonte West, a starting guard for the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, was arrested at 10PM, September 17, 2009, for possession of two handguns and a shotgun.

Prince Georges Police say West was stopped for unsafe lane changing while riding his Can Am Spyder motorcycle, northbound on I-495 at Central Avenue.

Police say that officers found that West had two handguns and a shotgun in his possession and arrested him.  West, police add, was very cooperative.

A Prince Georges County Police official says that West was released on personal recognizance.  Court records indicate that he is scheduled to appear in court on November 20, 2009.

Delonte West is a graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland, where he led the Raiders to their first tournament appearance.  West played for the Boston Celtics, the Seattle Supersonics and was traded to the Cavaliers in February 2008.

 

Written by 9NEWS NOW

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