WNBA Legend Cappie Pondexter Arrested In L.A., Friends Concerned
4:26 p.m. PT – Cappie Rep Chuck Walton Tells Us WNBA Legend Found In LA
We are told that Pondexter is grateful for the outpouring of love and support as his team decides on the next move.
12:38 PM PT – Another sad twist … we spoke with Cappie’s rep, Chuck walton, who tells us that Cappie disappeared again after being released from custody.
We are told that Walton and others close to Cappie believe she’s gone somewhere in downtown Los Angeles and they are concerned for her well-being.
Walton says they are working with the police to try to locate Cappie as soon as possible.
WNBA legend Cappie pondexter was arrested in Los Angeles and is NOT missing … TMZ Sports has learned.
The LAPD tells us that the 37-year-old was taken into police custody on Tuesday and charged with a battery offense.
We are told that Pondexter refused to identify with the cops, so she was booked as “Jane Doe” … and was held in jail until she was released earlier Thursday.
Now, several law enforcement officials tell us the woman has been identified as Pondexter.
The details of the alleged incident are unclear … we are working on it.
Pondexter – a two-time WNBA champion – was believed to be missing … after her relatives said she had not been heard since Monday.
In fact, the WNBPA released a statement Thursday saying, “We share this out of concern for our fellow WNBPA sister, Cappie Pondexter.”
“If you have any information, please contact the authorities. Please help spread the word and make sure she is safe.”
Cappie is a hoop legend … and has played for the Phoenix Mercury, New York Liberty, Chicago Sky, LA Sparks, Indiana Fever and several international teams.
Originally Posted – 12:30 PM PT
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