Suns Michael Beasley Arrested For Marijuana Possession

Photo by www.nba.si.comLast year, forward Michael Beasley said this in his introductory press conference with the Phoenix Suns: “I realize 10 minutes of feeling good is not really worth putting my life and my career and my legacy in jeopardy, so I’m confident to say that that part of my career, that part of my life, is over and won’t be coming back.”Well, apparently, it is back.Beasley was arrested Tuesday following a traffic stop because in his possession were three cigarettes believed to contain marijuana. His Mercedes-Benz smelled of weed, according to police Officer David Pubins of Scottsdale, Ariz.Beasley was released after being cited for investigation of one felony count each of marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.This incident could result in suspension by the NBA. Beasley already has a drug history. In June 2011, he was ticketed for possessing marijuana and speeding in a Minneapolis suburb, where he played before signing with Phoenix.He also has acknowledged that while playing for Miami, he twice violated the NBA’s drug policy and entered a treatment facility in 2009.Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft by Miami out of Kansas State in 2008, signed a three-year, $18 million contract with the Suns a year ago. But he went on to have a disappointing, inconsistent season, averaging career lows of 10.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 75 games as Phoenix compiled the worst record in the Western Conference and second worst in franchise history. He shot 40.5 percent from the field, also a career worst.To say his NBA career has been a disappointment is an understatement. Blessed with immense talent, Beasley, from the Washington, D.C. area, has not come close to fulfilling his potential. He has been inconsistent and seemingly disinterested. Worse, he has not shown much improvement–on or offer the court–in his five years as a pro.According to Pubins, court proceedings in the case will begin after results of lab tests are available. read more

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Apprehension Of Haitian Migrants

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppCoral Harbour Base, 16 April, 2015 (RBDF): Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Matthew Town Base in Inagua apprehended ten undocumented Haitian nationals who were found aboard a 40-foot American registered sailing vessel anchored off Inagua this morning. The migrants were brought ashore and handed over to Bahamas Immigration officials in Inagua, and later flown to Nassau where they will be detained at the Carmichael Road Detention Center.Transport of Migrants from Bimini to Nassau: HMBS DURWARD KNOWLES is alongside at Bimini embarking migrants who arrived on the island last evening. DURWARD KNOWLES is expected to return to Nassau tomorrow where migrants will be handed over to Immigration officials. Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force worked in collaboration with both members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Immigration Officials on the islands of Bimini and Inagua. Related Items:bimini, hatian migrants, inagua, matthew town base, Royal Bahamas Defence Force Haitian Migrants Apprehended Recommended for you Bahamas Police makes $2.3M Drug Bust in Bimini Tropical Storm Kate now formed, almost all Bahamas on alertlast_img read more

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Earthquake Awareness Week 2018

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, January 5, 2017 – Providenciales – The Department of Disaster Management and Emergencies (DDME) will be observing it annual Earthquake Awareness Week for 8th – 12th January, 2018 under the Theme “Shake It Out”.To mark this event, the DDME will be hosting a number of activities during the week which include:Radio Show on ExpressionsQuestion and Answer Session on Radio Turks and CaicosPublication of Messages in the local NewspapersShake Out Drill/Drop Cover Hold (DCH) with Government Offices and Business CommunityAs the department continues to enhance the preparedness and readiness levels of the Turks and Caicos Islands through its Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy­, it is important to note that a critical and essential component of the Country’s preparedness efforts are focused on infrequent, but high impact event such as earthquakes.The Turks and Caicos Islands lie on the North American plate, approximately 150 kilometres to the north of the Puerto Rico Trench; an active plate boundary that marks the boundary between the North American and Caribbean Plates.   As a result, this region has experienced major earthquakes in the past such as the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, 1991 Costa Rica Earthquake and 1692 Jamaica earthquake.   Based on a seismic analysis undertaken as part of the of the TCI Building Code under the Hurricane Ike Recovery and Rehabilitation Project in 2013, the USGS’ Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Programme (GSHAP) stated that there is a low to moderate level of susceptibility in the Turks and Caicos Islands to seismic activity.Did you know that the 2010 Haiti Earthquake was felt in Cockburn Town (Grand Turk) and Cockburn Harbour (South Caicos), resulting in the Turks and Caicos Islands being placed on a tsunami watch?As we reflect on the Earthquake which devastated Haiti eight years ago, we here in TCI likewise need to ensure that we implementing preparedness and mitigation measures to protect lives and property.   Though their occurrence might be infrequent, the level of devastation that they tend to leave in their wake is substantial and oftentimes deadly.  One of the most important lesson to learn from the Haiti 2010 Earthquake is that adequate preparation for the known earthquake hazard can mean the difference between continuing as usually in a short time, or total disaster, with development halt for decades.   The event has also highlighted the importance or proper building codes and the construction of earthquake resistant buildings in areas vulnerable to earthquakes.For further information please Contact:  Andrea BeenEmail Address:  [email protected] #:   649 338 3672Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TCI.DDMETwitter:  https://twitter.com/DDMETCISkype: ddmegt Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:last_img read more

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Luis Suarez ruled out of Tottenham clash

first_imgBarcelona striker Luis Suarez has been ruled out of Tuesday’s Champions League game against Tottenham.The Uruguayan striker sustained a knee injury, which required stem cell treatment and is expected to be out for two weeks.Suarez had previously missed Barcelona’s Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven but returned and scored for Barcelona in their 4-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday. However, manager Ernesto Valverde confirmed on Monday that the 31-year-old will not feature against Tottenham in their final group game in the Champions League, according to Sky Sports.samuel umtiti, barcelonaBarca’s Umtiti out for weeks with broken bone George Patchias – September 13, 2019 Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a broken bone in his foot.Last week, Samuel Umtiti withdrew from…Barca are already through to the knockout stages but their match against Tottenham on Tuesday could help decide who finishes second in Group B between Tottenham and Inter Milan.Mauricio Pochettino’s side go to the Nou Camp knowing victory would seal a spot in the last 16.Both Inter Milan and Tottenham are level on seven points but Tottenham boast a better head-to-head record courtesy of their away goal in the 2-1 defeat in the San Siro on matchday one.last_img read more

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