Police: Bobcats assistant coach Beyer charged

The Saratoga Springs Police Department says Charlotte Bobcats

assistant coach Bob Beyer was charged with resisting arrest

Thursday night following an altercation with bouncers at Gaffney’s


The 51-year-old Beyer was also charged with second-degree

obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct. All

the charges are misdemeanors.

According to a police department press release, Beyer’s

acquaintance, Edward Parenteau, allegedly assaulted one of the

bouncers and ”Beyer and (Ryan) Chartrand attempted to stop

officers from arresting Parenteau and they were arrested. Beyer

then began fighting with the police and was charged


The Bobcats issued a statement Saturday saying ”We are aware of

the incident. It is a legal matter and we will have no further

comment until the legal process has run its course.”