Atlanta police know Iverson now

Posted: April 09, 2011

Allen Iverson launched an expletive-ridden tirade against police when a car belonging to him was pulled over for a traffic violation in Atlanta last week, at one point telling the officer, "Take the vehicle, I have 10 more," according to a police report obtained by CNN.

Iverson was a passenger in a gray Lamborghini, which was seen by an Atlanta officer changing lanes without signaling about 6 p.m. on March 30, according to the police report.

The driver, identified as Antwuan Clisby, couldn't produce any documentation for the vehicle. He then told the officer his passenger needed to leave the vehicle to eat dinner; the officer said no one was leaving until the investigation was complete.

With that, Iverson became "irate," according to the police report, saying, "I'm the [expletive] passenger." The officer radioed for backup and when a second unit arrived, Clisby and Iverson were asked to exit the vehicle, while Iverson continued to curse, the report said.

When police scanned the identification number of the vehicle, which belonged to Iverson, it was found to have tags that expired in 2009.

"Take the vehicle, I have 10 more," Iverson said. "Police don't have anything else [expletive] to do except [expletive] with me." He then asked, "Do you know who I am?"

The officer wrote in his report that, "For the next 20 minutes, Mr. Iverson went on and on about who he was."

The car was towed, and Iverson later "came back and apologized for disrespecting the police," according to the report. "He stated he was just upset about his car."

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* At Cleveland, Carlos Boozer had 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 93-82 win over the Cavaliers.

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* At Miami, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade each scored 27, and the Heat held off the Charlotte Bobcats, 112-103.

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