Arrests

FILE - In this May 26, 2019, file photo, former New York Mets' second baseman and current Long Island Duck's manager Wally Backman stands in the dugout during a minor league baseball game against the Sugar Land Skeeters at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip, N.Y. Backman was arrested on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Riverhead, N.Y., after a woman said he pushed her against a wall, twisted her hand and took her phone so she couldn't call 911. He is s due back in court Sept. 17. (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis, File)
August 30, 2019 - 5:30 pm
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Mets second baseman Wally Backman has been arrested in connection with alleged domestic violence on Long Island. The 59-year-old minor league manager was accused Friday of pushing a woman against a wall, twisting her hand and taking her phone so she couldn't...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, then-Golden State Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins is shown during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA say they're investigating a claim that center DeMarcus Cousins threatened violence against a former girlfriend. The Lakers issued a statement saying they "take this claim seriously." The team and the NBA both say they're gathering information and looking into the allegations. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 30, 2019 - 11:52 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge for harassing communications. . The Mobile municipal court website indicates a warrant was issued for harassing communications, but does not list...
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These booking photos provided by the City of Independence Missouri Police Department show Saousoalii Siavii Jr. A former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks has been charged with illegally possessing firearms. The U.S. attorney's office said Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in announcing the charges against 40-year-old Saousoalii Siavii Jr. that he was twice stunned with a Taser after he resisted arrest when he was taken into custody in August. The confrontation began after he was spotted getting out of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. Prosecutors say he fought off officers in the Kansas City suburb of Independence before he was restrained. (City of Independence Missouri Police Department via AP)
August 27, 2019 - 1:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks has been charged with illegally possessing firearms. The U.S. attorney's office said Monday in announcing the charges against 40-year-old Saousoalii Siavii Jr. that he was twice stunned...
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This image provided by the Todd County (Minn.) Sheriff's office shows Dylan John Bennett. Authorities say Dylan John Bennett, the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in the death of his parents has been arrested in Mexico The Todd County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested at a hotel Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 in Cancun. (Todd County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 7:53 pm
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges at a...
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August 23, 2019 - 7:13 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Police say six Australian men allegedly fixed matches in an online esports game and bet on the rigged results. Victoria Police raided three homes in Melbourne's suburbs on Wednesday and two more homes on Friday, arresting six men aged 19 to 22. The investigation began in...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019 file photo, California attorney Michael Avenatti makes a statement to the press after leaving a courthouse in New York. Lawyer Avenatti's attorneys filed papers Wednesday, Aug. 14 in Manhattan federal court. Michael Avenatti wants a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging he extorted Nike, and he's blaming his arrest on what he calls "vindictive" prosecutors. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 15, 2019 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyer Michael Avenatti wants a judge to dismiss criminal charges that he extorted Nike, and he is blaming his arrest on what he calls vindictive prosecutors as he releases material his attorneys say support his claims the sportswear company was paying amateur athletes. Avenatti's...
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Michael Barisone appears in court in Morristown, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. The former Olympian was charged with shooting and wounding a woman at a farm where he trained other riders will be detained pending trial. Barisone appeared in court Wednesday, a week after the shooting at his training center in Morris County. The judge said Barisone was still a danger to others. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 14, 2019 - 3:28 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A judge declined Wednesday to release a former Olympic equestrian charged with shooting and wounding a woman at his training center, while the man's lawyer claimed he was the target of threats and harassment by the victim and her fiance. Michael Barisone is charged with two...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:21 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the European Tour suspending Thorbjorn Olesen pending the outcome of a police investigation, The Associated Press reported that the charges against Olesen included allegations that he assaulted a female passenger while she slept. The charges by...
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August 03, 2019 - 1:04 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon have arrested a woman following the shooting death of a Portland State University basketball player. Police in Portland say 30-year-old Tamena Strickland was taken into custody late Friday following the shooting death of 22-year-old Deante Strickland. The...
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Thorbjorn Olesen, of Denmark, lines up a putt on the sixth green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Friday, July 26, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — Police arrested Ryder Cup player Thorbjorn Olesen on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger while she was asleep on a flight to London, intoxication and failing to comply with the orders from the airline crew, British newspapers reported Thursday. The Sun and The...
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