HoopsHype Sean Banks rumors

September 28, 2013 Updates

Onetime pro basketball phenom Sean Anthony Banks of Englewood is on the run from police again — this time, they said, after he broke into the home of a woman he had a child with, harassed her and slashed her tires this morning. Banks, 28, already was wanted by several police agencies for failing to show up for court on a variety of charges. He was was charged along with other members of an offshoot of the infamous James Bond Gang burglary ring following a high-speed chase and crash while being pursued by police after break-ins at homes in Sparta and Jefferson Township. Other charges stem from him threatening the father of a woman he’d been seeing with a broomstick and a belt, police said. Banks had been out on bail following a domestic violence incident 10 days before Christmas last year when the alleged attack occurred. Cliffview Pilot

January 31, 2013 Updates

Onetime pro basketball sure thing Sean Anthony Banks of Englewood is back in the Bergen County Jail following his arrest in a domestic violence incident, as he awaits trials on other charges that could send him to state prison. Englewood police arrested Banks ten days before this past Christmas on charges of criminal restraint and eluding police while risking harm to others, along with a pair of weapons offenses. Other agencies issued detainers on Banks, who turned 28 Sunday in the Bergen County Jail, where he’s been held on $95,554. Cliffview Pilot

April 2, 2012 Updates

A pro basketball player who most recently played in the NBA’s Development League pleaded not guilty today to burglarizing homes in Sparta and Jefferson. Sean Banks, 26, of Englewood and three other men were arrested Aug. 5 following a high-speed chase in a stolen SUV after allegedly burglarizing a home in Sparta. More than $20,000 of stolen jewelry was recovered from the vehicle, authorities said. During an arraignment before Superior Court Judge N. Peter Conforti, First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller offered Banks a plea bargain deal that would require him to plead guilty to two burglary charges in exchange for a 180-day jail sentence, an unspeci Newark Star-Ledger

August 7, 2011 Updates

In New Jersey, four burglary suspects, including a former NBA player, are under arrest after a high-speed chase. A Sparta police officer stopped the vehicle carrying the suspects for speeding but when he approached the SUV, the suspects took off. After a high-speed chase, the runaway SUV flipped over and crashed trapping the four occupants inside. Police have identified one of them as Sean Banks, a former NBA player who was cut from his team after being suspended for gambling. abc.com

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