Found April 03, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
Javaris Crittenton, who played three seasons in the NBA, has been indicted on charges of murder and gang activity. The former first-round pick was charged with the murder of Julian Jones, an Atlanta woman, and the attempted murder of another man. Jones was shot and killed in August 2011 while she was out walking with a group. Authorities claim that shooting and a second shooting were gang-related and likely in response to Crittenton being robbed earlier. The 25-year-old’s lawyer, Brian Steel, claims his client is not guilty. Crittenton’s cousin Douglas Gamble is charged along with him. The Los Angeles Lakers made Crittenton the No. 19 pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, but before his rookie season was over he was shipped to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of the deal that brought Pau Gasol to the Lakers. Then in December of 2008, Crittenton was part of a three-team trade that sent him to the Washington Wizards. On December 24, 2009, Crittenton and teammate Gilbert Arenas drew guns on each o...

Former NBA Guard Javaris Crittenton Indicted On Murder Charges

Remember when then Wizards teammates, Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton, reportedly drew guns on each in the locker room over a gambling dept and were suspended for the remainder of the 2009-10 season? Well, Crittenton hasn’t played in the NBA since then, but the rumored gang member was indicted Tuesday for murdering a 22-year-old mother of four, a crime he was accused of...

Ex-NBA Javaris Crittenton Officially Indicted on Murder Charges

Crittenton is being accused of murdering a mother of four in a drive-by shooting over some jewelry. While free on bond Crittenton has had other run-ins with the law, which included allegedly slapping his pregnant baby mama and obstruction of justice in a traffic dispute. He also had time to pick up some ladies (who obviously don’t watch the news) and chat it up with TMZ outside...

Javaris Crittenton, Former NBA Guard Drafted by Lakers, Indicted on Murder, Gang Charges

ATLANTA — Former NBA player and Atlanta native Javaris Crittenton was indicted Tuesday on charges of murder and gang activity. The Fulton County District Attorney’s office said Crittenton, 25, and his cousin, Douglas Gamble, were charged in a 12-count indictment in the death of an Atlanta woman and the attempted murder of another man. Julian Jones — a mother of two — was...

- The Travesty That Has Become Javaris Crittenton

Former Wizards player Javaris Crittenton was formally charged with murder on Tuesday in his home city of Atlanta.  The indictment stems from the August 2011 killing of a mother in Atlanta, in which Crittenton allegedly opened fire on the woman as retaliation for being robbed for his personal belongings a short time before. The nature of Crittenton’s crime is staggering....
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