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Former Arizona guard Jeremiah Davenport arrested in New York after NBA Draft

Former Arizona guard Jeremiah Davenport arrested in New York after NBA Draft

Jeremiah Davenport (who is 25 years old) had a night to remember during the NBA Draft in Brooklyn, New York, but not because he was selected for any team.

The former college basketball player who played for the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Arkansas Razorbacks was in Washington Heights with an unnamed 24-year-old friend in the early hours of June 29. Both men were in a BMW X5 with tinted windows that was double-parked on the northwest corner of Nagel Avenue and West 204th Street, according to the New York Post.

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When responding officers knocked on the car window (which had tinted windows), they immediately smelled marijuana and saw a loaded firearm in plain view behind the passenger seat. Davenport did not provide any identification when asked and was later arrested.

Later, he was loaded with criminal possession of a loaded firearm, unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device and tinted windows.

However, he was released on his own recognizance and his lawyer, Russel Novack, told Judge Marva Brown that “there were serious search problems” in the case.

Davenport declined to comment.

The senior graduate guard averaged five points per game in 31 appearances for the Razorbacks last year.