Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI

Aldon-Smith-NinersSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence on Friday morning. Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com first reported that Smith was determined to be the driver in a single-vehicle accident that occurred around 7 a.m. on Friday. No one was injured, but Smith was allegedly intoxicated.

“At some point, they did a breath sample and it was over the limit,” San Jose Police Sgt. Heather Randol told CSNBayArea.com. “He was not injured, and it does not appear as if anybody else was in the vehicle with him. And there were no other involved vehicles or reported injuries.”

This is the second DUI arrest for Smith, who has battled a number of issues off the field since coming into the NFL. He had his charges reduced on a previous DUI in Miami Beach. Smith is also being sued by two men who claim they were shot at a party at his house by gang members he was associated with. The former Missouri star was stabbed at the same party and the San Jose District Attorney’s office is in the process of determining whether or not to prosecute him for possession of illegal assault weapons.

Smith, one of the most prolific pass rushers in the NFL, recently expressed a desire to make better decisions and surround himself with more responsible people.

“I’m really focused more than ever and I’m ready to go,” he told reporters. “Being my age, you just have to be aware of everything around you. I’ve just got to make better decisions and surround myself with good people.”

Smith has racked up a whopping 37 sacks in 34 NFL games since 2011. Given that he has had multiple run-ins with the law, you can expect a suspension to be coming at some point from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Royce White reportedly under investigation for domestic violence

Royce WhitePhiladelphia 76ers forward Royce White is reportedly under investigation for domestic violence for an incident that occurred earlier this summer.

TMZ reported on Wednesday that White’s ex-girlfriend, Maxim model Tania Mehra, filed a police report on Aug. 30 to report an incident that took place at White’s Houston-area home on June 22. Police say someone called 911 that day to report a laceration above Mehra’s right eye. She claimed it was the result of an accidental fall. TMZ shared a photo of the injury:


However, Mehra changed her story in the police report she allegedly filed on Aug. 30, claiming that she lied before and that White actually hit her.

“The victim said she had lied earlier because the suspect played for the NBA and did not want the incident to damage his career,” police reportedly told TMZ. The victim stated that White had assaulted her after she became angered by his advances toward her friend.”

Mehra also reportedly claimed that White threw a candle holder at her during the altercation but missed and smashed a mirror. A photo of the alleged damage from that can be seen here.

No charges have been filed against White as the investigation is still ongoing. White, a first-round pick out of Iowa State, did not play in the NBA during his rookie season last year as he dealt with mental health issues. He is infamously known for taunting the Oklahoma City Thunder on Twitter last year, which prompted Kevin Durant to poke fun at his fear of flying.

DeAndre Liggins accused of punching girlfriend, dropping Xbox on her head

DeAndre LigginsOklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins is accused of punching his girlfriend, kicking her, and dropping an Xbox on her head as part of an alleged domestic violence incident that led to his arrest on Saturday.

The Oklahoman got a hold of the probable cause affidavit filed on Tuesday, which contains the alleged shocking details. Liggins, who played three seasons at Kentucky and is entering his third NBA season, allegedly committed the assault on girlfriend Jasmine Horton in front of their 2-year-old son.

The affidavit reportedly alleges that Liggins hit Horton in the head with his hand, and then punched her in the head when she went to the ground. The Oklahoma reports:

Horton locked herself in a bedroom before Liggins reportedly kicked in the door, pushed her down, dropped a fan on her, stomped her with his foot and dropped an Xbox on her head …

Horton had injuries on her arm and fingers as well as scratches on her back and bruising on her chest, according to the Oklahoma City police officer who wrote the affidavit.

Liggins was booked on complaints of domestic assault, battery with a dangerous weapon, and domestic abuse in the presence of a minor.

Liggins averaged 1.5 points and 1.4 rebounds in 39 games last season. He was a second-round pick of the Orlando Magic in 2011.

We imagine the Thunder might not want anything to do with such an insignificant player who may have committed the described acts. Don’t be surprised if he is released in the near future.

Colts rookie John Boyett arrested, gave police a stiff arm, threatened to break officer’s jaw, said ‘You can’t arrest me … I’m a Colts player’

John BoyettIndianapolis Colts rookie John Boyett managed to make the team’s reserve/non-football injury list, but his status with the franchise is probably in doubt after his embarrassing arrest early Monday morning.

Boyett, a sixth-round draft pick out of Oregon, was picked up for disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting law enforcement after being denied entrance at an Indianapolis bar for being too drunk, The Indianapolis Star reports.

Boyett was allegedly causing a disturbance outside the bar, so one of the bar’s employees located a police officer and asked for the officer’s assistance. The officer went over to the bar and eventually found Boyett causing a disturbance. He tried arresting the defensive back, but was allegedly met with resistance.

According to the police report, Boyett gave the officer a stiff arm, tried to strike the officer, and then fled on foot. A pursuit began and three other officers were able to apprehend Boyett. They described the Colts rookie as very abusive and having red eyes, slurred speech and the scent of alcohol on his breath.

And here are some more gems: Boyett kept yelling at the officers “You can’t arrest me … I’m a Colts player!” He also supposedly made fun one of the officer’s nose and hair, and threatened to break another officer’s jaw.

You can read the full police report here, because it is a beauty.

I understand that Boyett was totally trashed, but when are people going to realize that the “do you know who I am?” line or “You can’t arrest me because I play for …” doesn’t work?

Boyett is currently on the reserve/non-football injury list and will miss the first six games. It’s a sad day when a 23-year-old can’t handle his booze.

Lamar Odom arrested for DUI

Lamar OdomJust when we thought it could not get any worse for Lamar Odom, he goes out and gets arrested for driving while under the influence. As TMZ first reported, Odom was popped for DUI while cruising around the San Fernando Valley at 3:54 a.m. on Friday morning. He was arrested by the California Highway Patrol and taken to Van Nuys Community Police Station, where he was held on $15,000 bail.

According to the police report, Odom was pulled over on the freeway for driving too slow when an officer noticed him going about 50 mph in a “serpentine manner.” He allegedly ignored the police at first and drove 3 more exits before pulling over. The report states that Odom “showed objective signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests.”

We would like to think Odom has hit rock bottom at this point. The DUI comes at the tail end of a whirlwind week that brought us reports about the NBA veteran abusing prescription drugs and even dealing with a crack addiction. On Thursday, a separate report indicated that the Los Angeles Lakers are willing to offer Odom a roster spot if he completes a rehabilitation course. Assuming that report is true, you have to wonder if his DUI arrest will affect the offer.

Jailene Diaz-Ramos arrested three times in past year

Jailene Diaz Ramos

Jailene Diaz-Ramos, the woman who was in possession of the gun used in the 2012 double murder linked to Aaron Hernandez, has quite an arrest record.

Diaz-Ramos was involved in a car crash on June 21 that led police to search her vehicle, which is how they found the gun, per CBS 3 Springfield. The gun was later tested and matched up to the one used in a 2012 drive-by shooting in Boston that may have involved the former New England Patriots tight end.

In the months prior to the crash, Diaz-Ramos was arrested multiple times.

On Nov. 5, Jailene Diaz-Ramos, 19, of 95 Carolina Road, Bristol, was charged with first degree forgery, criminal impersonation and sixth degree larceny. Bond was set at $5,000 with a Nov. 19 court date, per The Plainville Observer. As best as we can tell, the docket for that case has been sealed.

Diaz-Ramos appears in the New Britain Police arrest reports on two subsequent occasions.

On Feb. 13, Diaz-Ramos appears in the New Britain arrest report twice for a failure to appear in court. The first violation was in the first degree, which is a felony. The second was in the second degree, which is a misdemeanor.

Just over two months later, on April 29, Diaz-Ramos was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

CBS 3 Springfield reports that Diaz-Ramos told police the gun found in her car following the crash belonged to a friend she referred to as “Chicago”. She reportedly told police she drove Chicago and his friends to work, and that they are football players.

The players supposedly left a briefcase containing the gun in her trunk because they didn’t want to bring it into work.

As we have now seen multiple times since the investigation began, Hernandez keeps some pretty shady company.

Jerry Remy’s daughter Jenna had a crazy arrest in July

The bizarre and alarming behavior of Jerry Remy’s daughter Jenna has a whole new meaning in light of her brother’s horrible actions on Thursday.

Jerry Remy NESNJared Remy, the son of the beloved Boston Red Sox broadcaster, was arrested and charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death at their home on Thursday night. In our write-up on the murder, Steve DelVecchio mentioned that it has been an extraordinarily difficult past few months for the Sox broadcaster (pictured at right).

Jenna Remy was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest, wanton malicious defacement, and misdemeanor breaking and entering, after police were called to her ex-boyfriend’s apartment on July 25. Larry Brown Sports obtained a copy of the police report from the incident, and it’s quite a doozy.

Police were called to the Somerville, Mass., home of Remy’s ex-boyfriend, who complained that Jenna was outside trying to break in. When police arrived, they saw the back screen door indented and kicked in, and they found Jenna inside standing in the dark, talking on her cell phone. They noted that she seemed to be on some substance. Police asked Jenna to come outside, but there was a delay so they entered to try removing her from the home. That’s when things got crazy.

[Related: Jared Remy spent time in jail for beating up ex-girlfriend in 2005]

Jenna reportedly tried to break away from police, so they handcuffed her. Police state that Jenna kicked one officer in the butt as he bent down to pick up her cell phone. She also supposedly kicked another officer in the groin on two occasions. The police tried administering a burst of pepper spray to subdue her, and one of the officers got sprayed in the process. She was “screaming and jerking her body about in a tumultuous manner” as the officers tried taking her out of the home.

Jenna was taken to the police station and ended up facing that litany of charges listed earlier. Ready for this? She and her ex-boyfriend had broken up around June 2011, which was over two years earlier.

Remy’s boots were taken by police as evidence. While being booked, she told police that she was under the influence and said something to the effect of admitting that she was a drunken fool.

The Somerville News first reported details of the arrest.