NBA Player Malik Beasley Arrested For Drug And Weapons Possession

MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 26:  Malik Beasley #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on against the Miami Heat during the second half at American Airlines Arena on February 26, 2020 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

NBA Player Malik Beasley Arrested For Drug And Weapons Possession

The Minnesota Timberwolves guard was taken into custody Saturday night.

Published 3 weeks ago

Written by Nigel Roberts

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was released from jail on Sunday (Sept. 27) after a Saturday (Sept. 27) night arrest for the possession of narcotics and receiving and/or concealing property.

Minnesota’s Plymouth Police Department said its officers responded to Beasley’s residence on a reported weapons offense, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

The individuals called the police said that they had stopped their car in front of a house and a suspect walked up to their vehicle, tapped on the vehicle window, pointed a gun at them and told them to get off of the property.
 

The responding officers said they established a perimeter to try and locate the suspect when they smelled marijuana.

A vehicle attempted to leave the property but was stopped by police. Three people in the car were detained and later released. A man, believed to be Beasley, was outside yelling at the officers and identified himself as the homeowner.

The police obtained a search warrant for the house and found narcotics and numerous guns, including one of which was confirmed as stolen. They took Beasley, 23, into custody.

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“We are aware of the situation involving Malik Beasley and are in the process of gathering information at this time," the Wolves said in a statement.

Beasley averaged 20.7 points in 14 games with the Wolves this season. He will be a restricted free agent when the season ends.  

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