Sacramento Kings PG Darren Collison Arrested On Felony Domestic Violence Charge

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Clearly, we need another round of “No More” commercials as yet another athlete has gotten arrested because of violence against women. On Monday, Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison was arrested due to an alleged domestic violence incident with his girlfriend.


Placer County Sheriff’s Office released this statement via Facebook:

“Deputies from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home on Oakbrooke Court in Granite Bay on Monday, May 30, at 1 a.m., by a female who reported that she was being assaulted inside the residence.

Deputies found that the woman had visible injuries and they arrested Darren Collison, 29, on a charge of domestic violence. He was booked at the Placer County Jail in Auburn. He was additionally booked for two misdemeanor warrants, totaling $7,500, for driving on a suspended license. He was released from jail at 9 a.m. Monday. His bail was $55,000.

The name of the female victim will not be released as she’s a victim of domestic violence.”

His charge, felony domestic violence, carries up to 4 years in prison and a $6000 fine.


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