NBA player Rajon Rondo was pulled over for a traffic violation by an officer while driving a Tesla.
The former Boston Celtics star, Rajon Rondo, found himself in legal trouble during a drive from Bartholomew County to Jackson County. A routine traffic stop was initiated by an officer who observed a traffic violation. Prior to the stop, a caller had reported Rondo’s vehicle driving recklessly. Despite not exceeding the speed limit, dispatchers claimed Rondo was driving at a speed exceeding 100 mph.
Police discover marijuana odor and an existing protective order during the search.
Upon approaching Rondo’s vehicle, the responding officer detected a distinct marijuana odor emanating from inside. This prompted a search, during which it was discovered that Rondo was prohibited from possessing a firearm due to an existing protective order issued in August 2023. It is worth noting that a separate protective order requested in May 2022 had been dismissed after an agreement was reached between both parties.
Rondo’s basketball career and previous team affiliations.
Rajon Rondo, a first-round pick of the Boston Celtics in the 2006 draft, enjoyed a successful career in the NBA. He played for the Celtics for over eight seasons before being traded to the Dallas Mavericks. Rondo also had stints with the Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans, Atlanta Hawks, and Cleveland Cavaliers. Notably, he won championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Celtics.
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