Steve Francis was arrested this weekend for Driving While Intoxicated and was subsequently charged with felony retaliation. Authorities are saying that he threatened to assault a cop during the traffic stop.
According to the Associated Press, “KHOU-TV reports Francis was pulled over in Harris County, Texas, for speeding. The station says a deputy smelled alcohol and Francis was belligerent. The report says more deputies were called to the scene and Francis was arrested. Authorities say no deputies were assaulted. No attorney is listed for Francis in online court records. Francis played for 11 seasons in the NBA, including seven in Houston.”