Cavs’ Koby Altman Arrested for OVI

Cavaliers president of basketball operations Koby Altman was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said, via WJW.Koby Altman

The patrol issued a statement that said “troopers initiated a traffic stop and during their interaction with the driver indicators of impairment were observed. The driver was subsequently placed under arrest for OVI and soon after offered a breath test which he refused.“

Altman was charged with “committing a marked lanes violation and OVI.”

He was driving a 2022 Lexus and pulled over shortly before 9 p.m. on Route 2 near East 55th Street in Cleveland, the patrol said.

“Throughout the traffic stop, Altman was respectful and cooperative with troopers,” the patrol added.

Altman, who turned 41 on Saturday, was named Cavs general manager in 2017 prior to receiving the title of president of basketball operations.

The Cavs issued a statement related to Altman’s arrest.

“We are aware of an incident involving Cavaliers President of Basketball Operations Koby Altman,” it read. “We are currently gathering more information and have no further comment at this time.”

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