US Talent Arrested for Illegal Gun Possession

Emoni Bates averaged 9.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in the NCAA last season.

Emoni Bates, a former high school basketball star who transferred from Memphis to Eastern Michigan University this summer, was arrested Sunday night after police found a weapon in an athlete’s car.

Washtenaw County Sheriff Derrick Jackson told ESPN that officers stopped at an intersection on a non-stop vehicle.

Bates, 18, was charged with concealing a firearm and changing his identity on a firearm.

He was arraigned Monday and his lawyer, Steve Haney, asked to appear on Bates’ behalf.

Under the Michigan Penal Code, individuals charged with concealing a firearm could face up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $ 2,500. USD and for identity change – a fine of one thousand USD.

The 208 cm tall striker is considered one of the top prospects in the country throughout his high school career and in 2022 was ranked No. 1.

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