Conner Bird of 21 years old, son of famous “Boston Celtics” Basketball player Larry Bird and Dinah Mattingly was arrested on the Indiana University campus on Sunday for allegedly trying to hit his girlfriend with a car, according to a report
“According to campus police, the alleged victim told cops Bird chucked a cell phone at her during an argument at Bird’s apartment … and it struck her in the wrist.
Later that night, the woman says she got into Bird’s car to head to the stadium when they started arguing again and she got out of the car to walk home.
But according to the woman, Bird began to chase her through the parking lot in his car trying to run her over.”
The report also says that Bird was arrested for “intimidation with a deadly weapon, criminal mischief, battery with injury, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.”
“It is a private matter we are hoping to resolve as quickly as possible,” said Bird’s attorney, John Tompkins. “We are happy no one was seriously hurt.”
Officials with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department say Conner Anthony Bird was arrested after an altercation with his girlfriend. Bird was taken to the Monroe County Jail following his arrest.
Conner Bird’s father Larry Bird retired after the Pacers were eliminated from the postseason last year, citing exhaustion and a desire to get his health back in order. Unfortunately, this news about his son is going to cause a lot more heartache for Bird and his entire family. Conner Bird also spelled Connor Bird by other media was born July 02, 1991
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