President of the Toronto Raptors
Policemen prosecute criminal case
… for arguing with officer
14.06.2013 08:44 PDT
8:44 PM PT – A spokesman for Alameda County's sheriff's division says they will prosecute Ujiri for the alleged incident.
Sgt. Ray Kelly tells us, "[Ujiri] pushed our deputy and tried to pass him by." That's when Sgt. Kelly says the deputy dismissed "[Ujiri] from court".
Sgt. Kelly says Ujiri came back with a "second big push" with part of his arm slapping the deputy in the face.
Sgt. Kelly says the department believes that Ujiri has committed a crime against a law enforcement officer.
He also says that investigators are gathering more material ̵
President of the Toronto Raptors Masai Ujiri is said to have shoved and defeated a sheriff's deputy at moments when his team won the NBA title Thursday night … and part of the incident on video was held.
The sheriff's office in Alameda County investigates an alleged misconduct battery – after officials said Ujiri got angry when he was denied access to court after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Final in Oracle Arena had defeated in Oakland.
The end of the altercation was recorded on video by NBC Bay Area .
Officials say the officer claims that Ujiri did not have the right IDs at the time.
Officials say Ujiri pushed the deputy and hit him in the face.
Ujiri was NOT arrested on the spot – and he was given a speech in court (which was televised) after Adam Silver unveiled the team with Larry O & # 39; Brien Trophy.
"We are working with the Oakland Police Department to file a report, contact witnesses, and review the video." Sgt. Ray Kelly with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said.
Originally Published – 5:52 PM PT