Got ’em! Minnesota Timberwolves ahead Tauren Prince was arrested in Miami this week for a fugitive warrant stemming from a visitors cease again in May.
According to authorities, Prince was stopped in Dallas resulting from an expired registration and police reportedly discovered two handguns, a THC vape pen and a container of marijuana contained in the car. Prince was charged with illegal carrying of a weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of a managed substance.
After almost three months, police issued a warrant for the NBA star’s arrest after check outcomes discovered that the vape pen contained 1/one centesimal of an oz of THC. Taurean Prince was taken into custody at Miami International Airport on Thursday night time.
Prince’s legal professional Kent Schaffer launched a press release to PEOPLE saying:
Apparently within the final week and a half they issued a warrant for his arrest as a result of they recovered 1/one centesimal of an oz of THC, which might be the smallest quantity you may have.”
SLATER SCOOP: Minnesota Timberwolves’ Taurean Prince was arrested on a fugitive warrant this night at Miami International Airport, a number of sources inform me.
The warrant is from Texas relating to “dangerous drugs,” I’m advised. pic.twitter.com/i7jtHyXDVu
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) August 26, 2022
The solely purpose we knew was as a result of he was going in a foreign country for trip. He was within the airport and his title got here up displaying that there was a warrant they usually took him into custody.”
After Tauren’s arrest, Schaffer acknowledged that the baller was the authorized proprietor of the firearms discovered by authorities, and mentioned the scenario is “unnecessary and embarrassing,”
It mustn’t have been dealt with within the method that it was, its completely pointless and embarrassing, however we predict that this case goes to be dismissed in the end.”