August 07, 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on a California Highway Patrol recommendation that Dennis Rodman be charged with hit-and-run (all times local):

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Former basketball player Dennis Rodman says a claim he was involved in a hit-and-run on a California freeway is hearsay.

Rodman commented Friday in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at an event where he was giving out copies of his children's books.

Orange County prosecutors are reviewing a California Highway Patrol recommendation that he be charged with hit-and-run and driving the wrong way on a freeway for an alleged incident last month.

A driver said he had to swerve out of the way to avoid a head-on collision, and Rodman left after a brief conversation without exchanging information.

Rodman says nothing happened, there was no wreck and there were no injuries.


The California Highway Patrol says former basketball player Dennis Rodman should face charges in a freeway crash.

Officer Florentino Olivera told The Orange County Register ( on Thursday the agency recommends Orange County prosecutors charge Rodman with felony hit-and-run and driving the wrong way on a freeway.

District attorney's spokeswoman Roxy Fyad tells The Associated Press the matter is under review.

The incident allegedly occurred at 12:30 a.m. July 20 on Interstate 5 in Santa Ana.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a BMW driver reported striking the center divider after swerving to avoid a head-on collision with an SUV traveling north in a southbound lane. The BMW driver said that after a brief conversation, Rodman left without exchanging information.

A voicemail seeking comment was left at a listing for Rodman's marketing agent.

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