Thursday, January 14, 2010

Hot off the press Arenas in trouble with guns

WASHINGTON -- Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has been charged with a felony in connection with last month's locker room confrontation with a teammate.

Arenas, who was suspended indefinitely without pay by NBA commissioner David Stern last week, was charged with carrying a pistol without a license outside a home or business.

The charges were filed in D.C. Superior Court in an "information," a document that generally signals a plea deal.

His lawyer had no immediate comment.

Arenas, a three-time All-Star, had admitted to taking unloaded guns out of his locker in a "misguided effort to play a joke" on a teammate following a gambling dispute during a team flight.

Arenas has said he kept multiple guns in his locker at the Verizon Center. He claims he wanted to keep them away from his children and didn't know it was illegal.

The teammate involved in the spat, Javaris Crittenton, had authorities search his apartment for a semiautomatic handgun in connection with the incident on Thursday afternoon.


  1. He was doing too much after the whole incident. This is another unfortunate situation much like Plaxico Burress.

  2. This is troubling news coming from the NBA. Arenas has been skating on thin ice for the last 2 weeks over these gun charges. Today the Feds laid the hammer down on Arenas and charged him with felony gun charges. This has the feel of Plaxico Burress all over again and as we all know he paid the ultimate price. Most importantly the Wash. Wizards can void his 111 million dollar contract and release him with no strings attached. Lets hope this dude gets a good lawyer.

  3. Arenas is in all kinds of trouble. Just copt a plea for Felony charge and will do little to no time. By doing so he basically admits to having unregistered guns. This admission could end his NBA career. stay tuned

  4. Out with him!.... the eggs are cooling and the jell-o is jigglin..he's cooked!