July 12, 2024
Prosecutors drop 2 charges vs. ex-NBA player Delonte West

Prosecutors drop 2 charges vs. ex-NBA player Delonte West

Prosecutors drop 2 charges vs. ex-NBA player Delonte West

Multiple prison circumstances in opposition to former NBA guard Delonte West have been dismissed Tuesday after Virginia prosecutors determined to not pursue charges in opposition to him, based on courtroom information reviewed by ESPN.

The circumstances centered on charges of felony drug possession and violation of pretrial circumstances and have been tied to separate arrests, the previous on March 17 and the latter on June 6.

West, 40, continues to be due again in courtroom July 11 on further charges of resisting arrest and obstruction of justice, which stemmed from the June 6 arrest, when West was jailed and later launched on a $2,000 bond.

In that June 6 arrest, Fairfax County police noticed West round 1 a.m. in Groveton, Virginia, and sought to serve a warrant, police mentioned. A pursuit ensued, and officers discovered him unresponsive after shedding sight of him in the course of the chase. West was later launched from an space hospital and transported to the Fairfax County Detention Center.

West, who publicly mentioned his analysis of bipolar dysfunction throughout his NBA profession, has handled substance abuse in recent times. He was handled at a Florida drug rehabilitation remedy middle in 2021 and later ended up working on the facility after former Dallas Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban helped him get his life again on observe.

Cuban, who picked West up at a fuel station in September 2020 after photos circulated of West panhandling at an intersection in Dallas, was one in every of a number of folks within the NBA who tried to assist West on the time.

West averaged 9.7 factors and three.6 assists per sport over eight NBA seasons whereas enjoying for Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Mavericks. He final performed in 2011-12 with Dallas.