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Samuel DalembertSamuel Dalembert, an ex-NBA player for the New York Knicks, was arrested on September 11 after allegedly hitting his girlfriend and her relative. Dalembert, 36, faces battery charges. He was released from Palm Beach County jail the following day. News sources did not name an attorney for Dalembert.

According to the arrest report, the alleged incident took place at Dalembert’s home on Northeast Orchid Bay Drive. Police were dispatched to the house after someone called 911 from that address. Officers who arrived at the scene described Dalembert as “aggressive.” He was reportedly not pleased that someone had called the police.

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Stefen Joshua LockettStefen Joshua Lockett of Pembroke Pines, Florida was arrested on Thursday for leaving the scene of a fatal accident on March 20, 2015. Lockett, 27, allegedly struck and killed Gilbert Jerry Rivera while he was crossing a road in Pembroke Pines.

Lockett was due to make his first appearance in court yesterday. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of up to 30 years in prison. It is unclear if Lockett has sought legal representation.

According to the arrest report, the fatal accident occurred on South Hiatus Road in Pembroke Pines in March last year. Lockett was reportedly driving a white Nissan Versa to a friend’s house in a gated community in Miramar when he hit Rivera, 49, as he was crossing the road.

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Hansen, Sameen, IveyMark Anthony Hansen of Hollywood, Florida; Osagboro Khalid Sameem of Davie, Florida; and Romondo Dean Ivey of Miami, Florida were arrested recently for allegedly assaulting a disabled patient at the South Florida State Hospital in 2014. The three men were employed by Correct Care Recovery Solutions, which operates the State Hospital of South Florida. They each face one count of abuse of a disabled adult.

Sameem, 47, was arrested on August 27 and was released on $3,500 bond; Hansen, 54, was arrested on Sunday and released the following day after also posting a $3,500 bond; and Ivey, 34, turned himself in on Monday and was ordered to be held in lieu of a $15,000 bond. It is unclear if he has managed to post bail. News sources did not name lawyers for Hansen and Ivey.

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Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor, a former New York Giants linebacker, was arrested last Friday for allegedly driving his Bentley into a motor home while under the influence. Taylor, 57, is being charged with a DUI. He was booked into jail in the early hours of Saturday and was released a few hours later on his own recognizance. It is unclear if Taylor has sought legal representation.

According to the police report, Taylor was headed south on Florida’s Turnpike when he reportedly crashed into a motor home that was also southbound. Taylor allegedly veered right after hitting the motor home and sideswiped a marked Florida Highway Patrol squad car that was parked along the right shoulder of the highway.

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Joel Ross HamlarJoel Ross Hamlar of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested for his alleged involvement in a March car accident that killed Deborah Etienne and maimed her 15-year-old son, Jameson Etienne. Hamlar, 27, is facing 29 charges including reckless driving, possession of drugs, and DUI manslaughter.

Hamlar was arrested last Thursday after prosecutors learned he was planning to travel to Michigan, which made him a flight risk. He was ordered held without bond by Broward Judge Michael Davis during his first-appearance court session last Friday. News sources did not name an attorney for Hamlar.

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