Tue, 22 Jan 2013 07:58:46 -0800
Former MLB OF Elijah Dukes was arrested for failing to appear in court on several drug and traffic charges, jail records show.
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:22:57 -0800
Former MLB OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals) was arrested early Thursday, Feb. 23, after he tried to eat a plastic bag of marijuana and had marijuana blunt tucked behind his ear, police said. Dukes was pulled over after he committed an undisclosed traffic violation. He faces charges of tampering with physical evidence, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a cancelled, suspended or revoked license. He was also being held on two Hillsborough County warrants for driving with a suspended knowledge and operating with a suspended or revoked driver's license. His bail was set at $4,750.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:09:55 -0700
Free-agent OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals) was arrested over the weekend and has been charged in Florida with driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license. Hillsborough County Jail records show he was released Sunday, April 24, on a $250 bond.
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 07:42:10 -0800
Free-agent OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals) was arrested and accused of aggravated battery on a pregnant female at a motel, the Tampa Tribune's Howard Altman reports. During a fight over money, Dukes slapped a 20-year-old pregnant woman he lives with in the left cheek and the back of her head, an arrest report states.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 22:22:13 -0800
Former major league OF Elijah Dukes says he was blackballed by Major League Baseball after he came forward last year with allegations that fellow ball players were smuggling drugs onto chartered aircraft, using drugs in hotel rooms after flights and how he would sometimes smoke marijuana before home games when he played for the Washington Nationals, reports Howard Altman, of The Tampa Tribune.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 19:10:23 -0700
Former OF Elijah Dukes has been arrested on charges related to failing to pay child support, according to The Associated Press.
Thu, 01 Jul 2010 16:44:30 -0700
Free-agent OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals) signed with the Atlantic League's Newark Bears Thursday, July 1, according to The Associated Press.
Sat, 10 Apr 2010 10:53:55 -0700
Bill Ladson, of MLB.com, reports free-agent OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals) said he is not close to signing with the Tabasco Olmecas of the Mexican League.
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 10:34:48 -0700
Zachary Levine, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Astros are not interested in signing free-agent OF Elijah Dukes (Nationals), according to general manager Ed Wade.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 08:55:19 -0700
Updating previous reports, Nationals.MLB.com's Bill Ladson reports Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said the league adjusted to OF Elijah Dukes, but he didn't adjust to the league very well. He had serious trouble hitting breaking balls.