May 6, 2013
Otis Nixon, the guy who collected more than 600 stolen bases in 17 seasons from 1983-99 and played for Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and Montreal Expos was arrested for crack cocaine.. Former major-league baseball star was arrested over the weekend in Atlanta Georgia. Cops say they discovered on his person, not only one crack pipe, but several crack pipes and what appeared to be several more crack rocks in his car..
Nixon was pulled over just after midnight Saturday after another driver called police to report a Dodge Ram truck weaving all over the road, according to an incident report from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. The 54-year-old remained in jail Monday afternoon on $11,880 bond. Officers found a pipe for smoking crack cocaine in Nixon’s pants pocket and found a suspected crack rock in the driver’s seat, the report says. They later found another pipe and more suspected crack rocks in the floor board of the driver’s side, as well as other paraphernalia.
According to an incident report from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, 54-year-old Nixon was pulled over just after midnight on Saturday after witnesses called police to report a Dodge Ram weaving all over the road.
Atlanta is the same place that Reese Witherspoon was recently busted for a drunken outburst. Sources, Yahoo!News and TMZ.