A basketball coach who beforehand labored with Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and different NBA stars was arrested Friday in Rhode Island on a fugitive-from-justice cost stemming from a warrant for rape and drugging for intercourse in an alleged incident in downtown Boston.
Rob McClanaghan, 43, was taken into custody with out incident in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, after being pulled over by the Boston Police Fugitive Unit. He spent Friday night time on the Warwick Police Division earlier than being held at a correctional facility in Cranston, Rhode Island, on Saturday and Sunday, Warwick police stated. He appeared in Rhode Island’s Third District Courtroom on Monday, when he didn’t contest extradition.
McClanaghan is being held with out bail.
A consultant from the Warwick Police Division informed ESPN that “it is extremely probably he’ll be in Boston custody by the top of [Monday] or [Tuesday] on the newest.”
Boston police and the Suffolk County district lawyer’s workplace didn’t remark, citing a necessity to attend till McClanaghan is arraigned in Massachusetts. Whereas no authorities have commented on the character on the alleged incident, the Boston Police Division issued a information launch saying McClanaghan’s arrest that stated, partially:
“The Boston Police Division advises the general public of the dangerousness of scentless, colorless, and tasteless medication resembling Rohypnol, also called roofie, being positioned within the drinks of unsuspecting victims.”
When reached by telephone, McClanaghan’s lawyer, Dan Griffin, informed ESPN: “No remark. Zero.”
On his web site, McClanaghan payments himself as “the premier abilities growth coach for high gamers within the NBA” and says he has educated former MVPs Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose, together with Durant and Curry. He was a walk-on for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse from 1998 to 2001, and he appeared within the Orange’s second-round NCAA match loss to Kansas in 2001.