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Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Posted on: December 9, 2011 3:39 pm
Edited on: December 9, 2011 3:44 pm
 
Posted by Ben Gollivercharlie-bell-small

Talk about compounding one error in judgment with another. 

SFGate.com reports that Golden State Warriors back-up guard Charlie Bell showed up "legally drunk" to a court hearing regarding a recent DUI arrest.
Warriors reserve guard Charlie Bell spent hours in custody Thursday after showing up to court legally drunk for a hearing on his drunken driving case, according to the ABC affiliate in Flint, Mich.

Bell was held, in a district court holding cell, on a bond violation until he sobered up. He’s expected back in court Friday, which marks the start of Warriors training camp for the rest of his teammates.

Bell, 32, a former Michigan State star, was arrested in Flint Township on Oct. 21 for drunken driving, driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign.
In addition to this arrest, Bell was arrested on DUI charges back in February in California and reportedly had to be picked up from the pokey by teammate Reggie Williams. In May, Bell was allegedly stabbed by his wife, Kenya Bell, who was arrested. Bell later disputed the report.

The Warriors would be best served to waive Bell immediately or to demand that he seek help. It's way past time to admit that he has a serious problem. Enabling him in any way will not cut it and reflects poorly on the organization as a whole.
Comments

Since: Feb 14, 2008
Posted on: December 9, 2011 6:25 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Another former Sparty in trouble with the law.  Tom Izzo may teach them basketball but he doesnt
teach them to be men and responsible members of society.


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:45 pm
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Since: Dec 19, 2006
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:45 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Jeez, I guy can't knock back a few to loosen up before a court hearing??  What's next, a guy can't tune up his wife in the courthouse parking lot before his domestic battery arraignment?  What is this country coming too?  Stupid Obama....



Since: Apr 8, 2010
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:42 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

The NBA wonders why nobody cared if there was a season.




Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:35 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Oh man I wish I was in that court room watching this



Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:25 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Oh wow! This is terrible. Kid needs help. Team should step in and help the dude.



Since: Dec 9, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 5:19 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

it is, if your "conditions"say they are



Since: Nov 17, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 4:24 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

It might not be illegal to show up drunk in court, but seemingly endless stories involving professional athletes acting like this makes me think that we would do well to consider making it illegal to be so stupid in public



Since: Nov 17, 2011
Posted on: December 9, 2011 4:23 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

It might not be illegal to show up drunk in court, but seemingly endless stories involving professional athletes acting like this makes me think that we would do well to consider making it illegal to be so stupid in public.



Since: May 5, 2007
Posted on: December 9, 2011 4:15 pm
 

Warriors G Bell showed up drunk to DUI court date

Guess his alibi that he "doesn't drink" got thrown out of the window. 


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