Kings’ Artest arrested

first_imgDeputies arrested Artest on suspicion of domestic violence and using force or violence to prevent the woman from reporting a crime, sheriff’s spokeswoman Dena Erwin said. “He and the female were in the house and separated,” Erwin said. “The deputies interviewed them and took Mr. Artest into custody.” Wade was hurt Feb. 21 at Houston. He underwent extensive tests and received a second opinion Friday from specialist Dr. James Andrews before making his decision. “My decision for the next two to three weeks is to rehab with the possibility of coming back, but with no guarantees,” Wade said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Sacramento Kings forward Ron Artest was arrested Monday after a woman called 911 from his home saying she had been assaulted. Placer County sheriff’s deputies responded about 9:30a.m. to Artest’s five-acre estate in the Sacramento suburb of Loomis, where they found a woman who had suffered injuries, officials said. She declined medical attention. center_img Artest, the central figure of the infamous 2004 brawl between Indiana Pacers players and Detroit Pistons fans, was booked into the Placer County Jail and released later on $50,000 bail. Erwin said she could not disclose the woman’s injuries or characterize her relationship with the player. She said Artest was cooperative when deputies arrived at his home. Geoff Petrie, the Kings’ president of basketball operations, said the team was removing Artest from the team, pending a full investigation. Team spokesman Troy Hanson told The Associated Press that Artest had not been suspended and still was being paid. Wade to attempt comeback: Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade said he has decided to delay surgery and rehabilitate his dislocated left shoulder with the goal of returning for the playoffs. last_img

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