The Sacramento Kings’ Zach Randolph was one of two men arrested during a clash that began Wednesday night between police and community members at Nickerson Gardens housing project in Watts, authorities said.
Randolph, 36, was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana for sale. Also arrested was Stanley Walton, 43, on suspicion of carrying a gun as an ex-convict.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s records show that Randolph was arrested and held on $20,000 bail. The LAPD has given a different spelling of his name but confirmed that the NBA player had been arrested.
Five police vehicles and one sheriff’s vehicle were vandalized with smashed windows and slashed tires, said LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado, a department spokeswoman. No officers were injured. Police also recovered two guns, impounded two vehicles and impounded narcotics during the clash, she said.
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