The Former player of the NBA Jaravis Crittenton has waived his hearing for an extradition to California on Wednesday and will now be returned to Georgia in connection with the arrest in a murder case back in Atlanta. Crittenton had appeared in front of a Superior Court Judge Upinder Kalra and he said that the waiver was signed voluntarily. The office of the Los Angeles Country had formally charged Crittenton for being a wanted fugitive from justice for this purpose the extradition waiver hearing was taking place. Football scores
Crittention who was seen wearing civilian clothing had appeared to be calm and had also answered “yes” in a very soft voice when the judge had asked if he wanted to sign the waiver papers. His defense attorney Brian Steel speaking outside of the court said that Crittenton had earlier agreed to get back to Atlanta voluntarily and had even bought the plane ticket but the authorities had decided to arrest him regardless. Baseball scores
Steel had said that he wanted his client to return to Atlanta in order to get the matter sorted out. Basketball scores
The attorney said “Crittenton wants to do everything lawful because he did nothing,”
Steel had stated that his client the former NBA player was being accused wrongfully and that the facts will become evident during the preliminary hearing. The judge had signaled that the player will be sent back to Atlanta between the 15th and 30th of September but Steel said that he would seek his return sooner. When asked why Crittenton had flown over to California Steel replied that this will become clear during the preliminary hearing.
Crittenton was formally taken into custody on Monday night at the John Wayne Airport in Orange Country, CA. the Police in Atlanta had gotten a murder warrant for the player on the 19th of August in the case of shooting of Jullian Jones 23 who is a mother of four young kids as she was walking down the street with two men.
Crittention was the 19th overall draft pick of 2007’s NBA draft and was picked by the Los Angeles Lakers. He had played a bit with the Lakers and was then sent to Memphis in the Pau Gasol deal of his rookie year. Later on he was traded over to Washington.