Offbeat Former NBA star Charles Oakley arrested for allegedly cheating at casino, report says

19:54  12 july  2018
19:54  12 july  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children

  Texas mother arrested for allegedly selling young children A Texas mother has been arrested for allegedly selling her young children. Esmeralda Garza, 29, was arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials on Friday after she allegedly sold her 7-year-old boy to two men, KRIS-TV reported. Garza was also in the process of selling two other children – a 2-year-old girl and a 3-year-old girl – as well, officials said.The arrest occurred after DPS officers executed a drug search warrant, according to KIII-TV.Garza, of Corpus Christi, was charged with the sale or purchase of a child, which is a third-degree felony.

Charles Oakley was reportedly arrested in Las Vegas. (Reuters). Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was reportedly arrested last week after he allegedly cheated at a Las Vegas casino game.

Retired New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was arrested for allegedly trying to reduce his wager by removing chips off a table at a Las Vegas casino after the outcome was already known.

Charles Oakley wearing a suit and tie © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

Former NBA forward Charles Oakley was arrested Sunday in Las Vegas after he allegedly was caught by surveillance cameras cheating at a casino, TMZ reported Thursday.

Officials from the Nevada Gaming Board told TMZ that Oakley "was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known."

Oakley allegedly tried to take back a $100 chip he had wagered after realizing he was going to lose, but it's not known what game the former Knicks star was playing at the casino.

A security team confronted Oakley and after reviewing the casino video footage, he was booked into Clark County Detention Center.

Federal prosecutors seek release of admitted drug dealer in more Gun Trace Task Force fallout

  Federal prosecutors seek release of admitted drug dealer in more Gun Trace Task Force fallout Federal prosecutors and public defenders are asking a judge to release an admitted drug dealer serving a 24-year sentence because his case relied on testimony from two discredited members of the Baltimore Police Department’s corrupt Gun Trace Task Force. Mickey Oakley, now 52, was arrested in 2008 by a group of Baltimore Police officers that included former detectives Wayne Jenkins and Daniel Hersl, and pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges. He has been in prison for 10 years.Jenkins and Hersl are now in prison themselves, after being convicted of federal racketeering charges.Oakley admitted that he had drugs.

Charles Oakley is learning the hard way if you try to cheat a Vegas casino , you'll end up behind bars. TMZ Sports has learned the ex- NBA star was arrested at the Cosmopolitan on July 8 after allegedly trying to pull a fast one during a gambling session -- and it was all caught on video.

Charles Oakley arrested , charged with assault after MSG altercation. A fan who was sitting near Oakley said the former player was being boisterous, but the fan did not hear Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James appeared to voice his support for Oakley in an Instagram post Wednesday night

TMZ notes that Oakley could face one to six years in prison if he's convicted of fraud at a gaming establishment.

“This is an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved,” an unidentified source close to Oakley told TMZ.

Oakley played 19 seasons in the NBA, 10 of which were with the Knicks, before retiring in 2004 with the Rockets. He is now a coach for the Killer 3s of the Big3 league.

Cardinals' Ricky Seals-Jones arrested on assault and trespassing charges .
To say that it has not been a banner offseason for the Arizona Cardinals would be a major understatement. According to KTAR News in Arizona, Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones was arrested over the weekend in Scottsdale on assault, disorderly conduct and trespassing charges.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!