Friday, 16 August 2013 11:34

Former Saints Coach Arrested on Caroline Street

By Staff Report | News

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Former Siena head basketball coach Bob Beyer was arrested late Thursday night, after what police said started with a fight inside Gaffney’s Restaurant on Caroline Street.

According to police, one of the men was being placed under arrest when Beyer intervened and was charged with second degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Beyer, 51, was the Saints head coach from 1994–1997.

In addition to coaching at Siena, he was also an assistant basketball coach for the University at Albany (1985–89), the University of Wisconsin (1993–94), Northwestern University (1997–2000) and Texas Tech (2001–03).

He currently resides in Maitland, Florida and was recently hired as an assistant coach by the Charlotte Bobcats for the 2013–14 season on July 1. Beyer also has had stints with the Toronto Raptors (2003–04), Orlando Magic (2007–08) and the Golden State Warriors (2012–13).

 

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