Chicago police arrested Alexander on May 6th in Chicago for having a loaded gun in his car after he was pulled over for failing to stop at an intersection.
Alexander admitted to having a gun when officers questioned him. He was booked on a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Interestingly enough, Clifford was such an high school phenom that even the cop remembered him.
Once the officer realised who exactly he had arrested he said:
“Oh, you’re that hooper!”
TMZ noted that Alexander said he was traveling to Englewood and had a gun out of fear for his safety. He was released from custody a few days later.
Alexander also received a citation for failing to stop at a stop sign. Police said they found a “clear plastic bag” with weed in it, but no drug charges were filed.
Alexander now plays in Europe, and is due for an hearing in July for this case.
He actually was considered the top prospect in the USA back in 2014: