On Friday night, Koby Altman, the President of Basketball Operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers, faced charges for driving under the influence, according to a report from FOX 8’s I-Team.
“We are aware of an incident involving Cavaliers President of Basketball Operations Koby Altman,” the team said in a statement, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). “We are currently gathering more information and have no further comment at this time.”
According to the FOX 8 report, Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers stopped Altman just before 9 p.m.
“Troopers initiated a traffic stop and during their interaction with the driver, indicators of impairment were observed,” the patrol said, per FOX 8. “The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for OVI and soon after offered a breath test which he refused.”
Additionally, Altman faced a charge for making a marked lanes violation, according to the report. FOX 8 noted that the patrol mentioned Altman’s “respectful and cooperative” behavior with troopers.