PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former Philadelphia 76er and current head coach at Lincoln University in Oxford, Pennsylvania, Doug Overton, has been charged with indecent exposure.
Overton, 47, was arrested on Sunday, April 30 and is free on $10,000 bail.
The Delco Times reports witnesses say Overton was exposing himself to both men and a woman on the Cynwyd Trail, according to police.
Overton said in a statement that he he needed to “relieve” himself while walking his dog because the nearest bathroom was a mile away.
“With the nearest bathroom nearly a mile away, I stepped off the trail and into a wooded area to take care of business in what I thought was a discreet manner. I then pulled up my sweat pants and returned to the trail to continue walking my dog. That is the only thing that happened. Unfortunately, it appears I wasn’t as discreet as I thought, and some misinterpreted what they saw. I sincerely apologize for my lapse of judgment and the confusion it caused,” Overton said.
Overton played 11 seasons in the NBA and three seasons with the Sixers after starring at La Salle University.