NEWARK, N.J. -- Fired Seton Hall basketball coach Bobby Gonzalez has been arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at a New Jersey mall.
Millburn police say the 47-year-old Gonzalez was arrested Monday after reporting to police headquarters and was charged with shoplifting and criminal mischief
He is accused of taking a $1,400 men's satchel from the Polo Ralph Lauren store in the Short Hills Mall on June 29.
Gonzalez, who was fired March 17 after the university got fed up with his antics on and off the court, was not immediately available for comment.
Gerald Krovatin is representing Gonzalez in a lawsuit over his dismissal. He did not return a telephone call from the Associated Press seeking comment.
A spokeswoman for the Essex County prosecutor's office says the shoplifting charge is a third-degree offense punishable by up to five years in jail. (from CBS Sportsline)
The path to nowhere:
#1 Get Fired
#3 Shoplift a F-ing SATCHEL! Not a loaf of bread to feed your kids. Not a cool watch or something for the wife. No... some sort of men's purse.
He and the former Georgia A.D. can exchange notes on rapid descents from relevance.