Pelicans’ Jaxson Hayes Receives Probation, Community Service Sentence

Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes to three years probation for a scuffle with police in Los Angeles in February 2021, the Associated Press reported.Jaxson Hayes

At the time of Hayes arrest, officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call at his home.

Along with having to serve probation, Hayes was sentenced to 450 hours of community service and a year of weekly classes on domestic violence. While the incident occurred in LA, Hayes will be permitted be fulfill his community service obligations in New Orleans (or wherever he is playing should he be traded).

Per the AP report:

“Police body camera video showed Hayes scuffling with officers and being hit twice with an electronic stun gun after they ordered him out of the home while they sought to question a woman inside.

Hayes told officers the woman was his girlfriend and that she had been “throwing some stuff” at him while they argued.

Hayes was treated at a hospital after the altercation. An officer thrown against a wall by Hayes was treated for an elbow injury.”

Hayes, 22, appeared in 70 games with the Pelicans last season, averaging 9.3 points and 4.5 rebounds, mostly off the bench.

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