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Ex-Sonic Robert Swift pleads not guilty to weapon charge

SEATTLE (AP) Former NBA player Robert Swift has pleaded not guilty to a charge of possessing a sawed-off shotgun. The King County, Washington, prosecutor's office said Monday he remains in jail with bail set at $20,000. Swift was arrested last Tuesday along with another man suspected of attempting to break into a home in Gold Bar. Swift was wanted for failing to show at a court...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NBA Player Robert Swift Arrested In Alleged Home Invasion Attempt

The sad spiral for Robert Swift continued Tuesday. The former Seattle Supersonic and Oklahoma City Thunder center was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob a home in Gold Bar, Washington, according to Snohomish County Police. Sources told Amy Clancy of KIRO-TV that the 29-year-old Swift and one other man put masks on their faces and tried to break into a house in broad daylight...
Via NESN.com
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NBA center Robert Swift arrested for an attempted home break-in, unlawful shotgun possession

ormer Seattle Supersonics and Oklahoma City Thunder center Robert Swift has been arrested for an attempted home break-in and unlawful shotgun possession, according to KIRO 7:According to sources, the 7-foot-1 former NBA basketball player and 28-year-old Carlos Abraham Anderson of Everett put masks over their faces and attempted to rob a home in broad daylight. Witnesses notified...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NBA first-round pick Swift arrested in home robbery plot

Former NBA player Robert Swift can't keep his name out of the news ... and for all the wrong reasons. The former Seattle SuperSonic and Oklahoma City Thunder center was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to rob a home in Gold Bar, Wash., which is about 40-50 miles northeast of Seattle, according to a report from KIRO 7. Swift, who last played in the NBA in 2009, was armed with...
Via Fox Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Swift arrested for alleged attempted armed robbery

Robert Swift was arrested for alleged attempted armed robbery on Tuesday, marking the latest incident in the former NBA center’s downward spiral. Swift, who was the No. 12 overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics, was arrested by Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies for allegedly trying to rob a home near Gold...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cops find grenade launcher in arsenal at ex-NBA player's home

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Washington, home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift's bedroom...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA Player Robert Swift Charged After Police Seize Grenade Launcher

Former Seattle Sonics and Oklahoma City Thunder player Robert Swift has been charged with a gun crime after police seized a grenade launcher and drugs during a raid of the Kirkland, Wash., home where he was living, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports. Police reportedly found a military-style grenade launcher and sawed-off shotgun, among other weapons, in Swift’s bedroom during...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Swift arrested with grenade launcher

Remember former NBA first-round pick Robert Swift? The former Seattle SuperSonics big-man has found himself in some hot water after reportedly being arrested for possession of a sawed-off shotgun and a grenade launcher. That’s not all. According to reports, Swift is also a heroin addict. According to KOMO News in Seattle, Swift was found with a sawed-off shotgun and grenade launcher...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA player is heroin addict, busted with grenade launcher

Former NBA first-round pick Robert Swift was charged Thursday with illegal possession of a shotgun, less than a month after he was found living in a home that was raided by police as part of a drug bust. Swift, who was the No. 12 pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2004, was living in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Swift found in house with drugs, hookers, guns

Former Seattle SuperSonics center Robert Swift has found himself mixed up with the wrong crowd since his professional basketball career ended. Last year, Swift was forced to vacate his foreclosed property and left behind a disgusting mess. Earlier this month, the 28-year-old was found hanging out in a house that was filled with all kinds...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former NBA player found in wild police raid in Washington

A SWAT team raid near Redmond, Washington, reportedly turned up even more evidence than the police were looking for earlier this month. Drugs. Guns. Prostitutes. An underground bunker. And ex-Seattle Sonic Robert Swift. Don't remember him? Well, first off, he's hard to miss, at 7-foot-1, covered in tats and red hair. The Sonics drafted him right out of high school 12th overall in...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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