Sacramento Kings star Ron Artest was arrested Monday morning in his Loomis home on domestic violence charges, Placer County Sheriff's officials announced Monday.
Sheriff's officials are planning a 4 p.m. press conference to discuss the incident, which was reported in a 911 call at 9:23 a.m., officials said.
Deputies who responded to Artest's home found a woman who had called 911 and, after interviewing her and Artest separately, arrested the Kings player.
Artest was arrested a charge of domestic violence and of using force or violence to prevent his victim from reporting a crime, officials said. He was booked into the Placer County Jail.