A warrant was lifted for ex-NBA participant Ben Gordon Thursday — two weeks after he didn’t reply prices he drove with bogus license plate in Harlem.
Gordon, 34, surrendered to a decide in Manhattan Legal Court docket to face prices stemming from a cease at 129th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.
“One in all my buddies will need to have switched the license plate once I wasn’t there,” Gordon allegedly advised cops round 9 p.m. on Nov. 19.
Gordon was launched with out bail. Prosecutors really useful time served in alternate for responsible plea, which he rejected.
His lawyer, Alex Spiro, stated there was an harmless clarification for the plate drawback.
He stated the previous Chicago Bulls taking pictures guard’s private driver connected the improper tags to the automotive after it was shipped to New York.
“His automotive was shipped right here and his driver connected the plates,” Spiro advised the Every day Information, including that he anticipated the fees to get dismissed.
“Had legislation enforcement realized that, Mr. Gordon would by no means have been arrested.”
Spiro stated Gordon missed his court docket look on Jan. 17 as a consequence of “confusion as to the return date.”
On that day, a bench warrant was issued by a unique decide after Gordon was a no-show.