Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton, who was suspended from the league for having guns in a locker room with teammate Gilbert Arenas, was arrested Monday in Southern California to face a murder charge in a deadly Atlanta shooting.

Crittenton was taken into custody at about 8 p.m. at John Wayne Airport in Orange County after checking in for a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said.

Eimiller said he was arrested without incident by FBI agents with assistance from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities were trying to determine whether Crittenton will make an initial appearance in federal court, or be taken directly to Atlanta to face state charges there.

“He offered to turn himself in,” lawyer Brian Steel told The Associated Press earlier Monday. “He’s not guilty. We look forward to getting it to the courts.”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported that Crittenton planned to surrender in Atlanta.

Police earlier obtained a murder warrant for Crittenton in the Aug. 19 shooting of 22-year-old Jullian Jones, a mother of four young children. Police say Jones was walking with two men when she was shot and they believe one of the men with her was the target.

You better have and air-tight alibi bruh, because it doesn’t look real good for you right now…

Here’s a little background on Mr. CRITTENTON:

Javaris Cortez Crittenton (born December 31, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who has most recently played for the Dakota Wizards of the NBA D-League. He was previously the starting point guard for the Georgia Tech men’s basketball team.Javaris Cortez Crittenton (born December 31, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who has most recently played for the Dakota Wizards of the NBA D-League. He was previously the starting point guard for the Georgia Tech men’s basketball team.

1. Los Angeles Lakers
Crittenton was drafted with the nineteenth pick in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. During an NBA Summer League game on July 8, 2007, he had 18 points, including a game winning jumpshot with 1.7 seconds left in the game. In the Lakers’ first preseason game against the Golden State Warriors in Honolulu, Crittenton had 18 points along with one assist in a 111–110 loss.

2. Grizzlies/Lakers trade
On February 1, 2008, Crittenton was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies along with Kwame Brown, Aaron McKie, rights to Marc Gasol and 2008 and 2010 first round draft picks for Pau Gasol and a 2010 second round draft pick.[5] On April 2, 2008, as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, Crittenton had a career high of 23 points in a 130–114 win over the New York Knicks.

3. Washington Wizards
On December 10, 2008, Crittenton was part of a three-team trade that sent him to the Washington Wizards along with Mike James from the New Orleans Hornets. In exchange the Wizards sent a conditional first-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies and Antonio Daniels to the Hornets. On Christmas Eve 2009, Crittenton and teammate Gilbert Arenas drew guns on each other in the Wizards’ locker room during an argument over gambling debts. On January 25, 2010 Crittenton pleaded guilty and was given a year of probation on a misdemeanor gun possession charge stemming from this incident. Two days later, Crittenton and Arenas were suspended for the rest of the season by NBA commissioner David Stern. Crittenton had not played a single minute before he was suspended. He was released by the Wizards following the suspension. Arenas did rejoin the team .

4. Charlotte Bobcats
On September 22, 2010, the Charlotte Bobcats signed him to a non-guaranteed contract. They released him three weeks later on October 15.

5. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions (China)
In December 2010, Crittenden played 5 games for the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association. He averaged 25.8 points per game, but he returned to the United States after just a few weeks.

6. Dakota Wizards
In February 2011, Crittenton joined the Dakota Wizards of the D-League. He played 21 games for the minor league team, including 5 starts.

On August 26, 2011, Crittenton was charged with the August 19 murder of Jullian Jones, a 22-year-old mother of four. Atlanta police indicated that Jones was not the intended target; they believe that Crittenton was targeting a person who robbed him in April 2011. Jones was shot in the leg and died during surgery. Crittenton was arrested by the FBI in John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California on August 29.

Horrible situation…..

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