Alleged Theft of Household Items from Same Store
The Athletic has reported that NBA player Ryan Rollins is facing charges of petit larceny in Virginia. The alleged incidents took place between September 9 and November 9, with each stolen item valued at less than $1,000.
Details of the Charges
Rollins is accused of stealing various household items, including candles, groceries, and body wash, all from the same store. The charges against him include seven counts of petit larceny, which is classified as a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia.
If convicted, Rollins could face a punishment that includes confinement in jail for up to 12 months and a fine of up to $2,500, or both.
Court Hearing and Plea
A court hearing for Rollins has been scheduled for next month. At this time, Rollins has not entered a plea.
Impact on Rollins’ Career
Ryan Rollins was involved in a blockbuster deal that sent Chris Paul to the Washington Wizards, with Rollins being one of the players acquired by Washington in return.
Monumental Basketball President Michael Winger, when asked about the charges against Rollins, stated, “We just recently learned of the charges against Ryan. We cannot comment on that matter or the basis for our roster decisions. We do take our role very seriously as citizens of the DMV, representatives of our fans, and a team our community can be proud of. These are expectations, not aspirations. We’re eager to move forward with our team as constituted and pursue excellence on and off the court.”
Rollins’ NBA Career
Ryan Rollins was selected as the 44th overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. He has appeared in 10 games with the Washington Wizards this season and played in 12 games last year with the Golden State Warriors.
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