PJ Hairston was arrested on Wednesday.
Former North Carolina basketball star PJ Hairston was arrested on an outstanding warrant in Wrightsville Beach, NC on Wednesday. According to a report from local news service WECT, Hairston was arrested after a man driving his car was stopped by police.
From the report:
According to Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House, after a disturbance at a Wings store, a man driving Hairston’s car was stopped by officers, who asked where the car owner was.
Hairston was on a beach strand and after officers discovered the car’s owner — Hairston — had a warrant out on him out of Orange County, Hairston was arrested. House said he didn’t know what the warrant was for and that Hairston was arrested without a problem.
The Miami Heat drafted Hairston with the 26th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He played for the Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, and Memphis Grizzlies during the 2015-2016 season. most recently, Hairston played for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the Houston Rockets’ D-League team.
During the 2012-13 season with the Tar Heels, Hairston averaged 14.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game while the team went 25-11.