Delonte West arrest: Former NBA player booked after encounter with police

Delonte West arrest: Former NBA player booked after encounter with police

Outdated NBA guard Delonte West was arrested on Tuesday night following an bump into with Boynton Sea mosey, Fla. police, in step with WPTV’s Scott Sutton.

Per a case philosophize got by WPTV, West was screaming profanities and banging on the glass doorways of the police department’s lobby while conserving an begin can of Icehouse beer and an begin bottle of Mango Vodka.

West, per the philosophize got by WTPV, at remaining put the drinks on the sidewalk but started to space his palms for the length of the waistband of his pants in front of officers. One officer later initialized a Taser on West.

The police philosophize reportedly stated West smelled of alcohol and his speech was slowed and slurred. When they tried to arrest him, per the police philosophize, he “continued to be belligerent and screaming profanities and obscure rants.”

West is reportedly facing fees of resisting an officer without violence, disorderly intoxication and having an begin container. He was launched on bail early Wednesday morning.

In 2015, West disclosed that he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008. Within the previous, he has struggled with substance abuse and homelessness. 

Last January, it was reported that West had started working on the rehab facility he attended in Florida.

After being chosen by the Celtics in the main spherical of the 2004 NBA draft, West performed for four teams for the length of his eight years in the league. He spent the main three years of his occupation in Boston, turning into a fan favourite earlier than being traded as section of the package that brought Ray Allen to the Celtics in 2007. 

He remaining regarded with the Mavericks in 2011–12.

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