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Bobcats assistant arrested on charges related to bar altercation

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

The AP reports Bobcats assistant coach Bob Beyer was charged with resisting arrest last week on several misdemeanor counts related to a a bar altercation:

The Saratoga Springs Police Department says Charlotte Bobcats assistant coach Bob Beyer was charged with resisting arrest Thursday night following an altercation with bouncers at Gaffney's bar.

The 51-year-old Beyer was also charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct. All the charges are misdemeanors.

According to a police department press release, Beyer's acquaintance, Edward Parenteau, allegedly assaulted one of the bouncers and "Beyer and (Ryan) Chartrand attempted to stop officers from arresting Parenteau and they were arrested. Beyer then began fighting with the police and was charged accordingly."

The Bobcats issued a statement Saturday saying "We are aware of the incident. It is a legal matter and we will have no further comment until the legal process has run its course."

via Bobcats assistant Beyer charged in altercation | NBA.com.

Beyer was hired in July by the Cats after working for the Warriors, Magic, and Raptors previously and is the former head coach at the University of Dayton.

HT: PBT via Slam Online

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