Cunningham turned himself in for alleged terrorist threats - KMSP-TV

Timberwolves' Cunningham turned himself in for alleged terroristic threats

Posted: Updated:
MEDINA, Minn. (KMSP) -

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham turned himself in to police after allegedly making terroristic threats a few days after he was charged with felony domestic assault.

Medina police said an officer responded to a home on Medina Road at 3:08 a.m. Sunday in connection with a dispute Cunningham, 26, had with his girlfriend that resulted in his arrest Thursday. On Sunday, the victim reported receiving threatening messages from Cunningham which violate an order for protection.

Cunningham was contacted and agreed to turn himself in. He was taken into custody in Minneapolis at 11:45 a.m. without incident and turned over his cell phone and computer to investigators.

"We reiterate that the Minnesota Timberwolves do not condone the behavior described in the accusations. We continue to wait for the legal process to run its course and will have further comment when appropriate," the team said in a statement.

Cunningham started in Saturday night's loss against the Orlando Magic and tallied 12 points in 34 minutes after missing a win over the Miami Heat following his first arrest.

He is averaging 6.0 points and 4.0 rebounds and will be an unrestricted free agent after this season. Cunningham earned $2.1 million this season after the Timberwolves exercised the team option on his contract.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • VIDEO: 180-mph double crash during Brainerd drag race

    VIDEO: 180-mph double crash during Brainerd drag race

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:53:09 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NHRA on YouTubePhoto courtesy of NHRA on YouTube
    When it comes to drag racing, rocket-type speed is the name of the game -- but that also means things can go wrong very quickly, and a double crash at a Brainerd, Minn., track is another grim reminder.
    When it comes to drag racing, rocket-type speed is the name of the game -- but that also means things can go wrong very quickly, and a double crash at a Brainerd, Minn., track is another grim reminder.
  • 28 new foods at Minnesota State Fair in 2014

    28 new foods at Minnesota State Fair in 2014

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-06-25 18:57:53 GMT
    The Minnesota State Fair is adding 28 new foods to the already massive, artery-clogging list of 500 foods from 300 different vendors. New food include everything from a bacon-wrapped turkey leg and beer gelato to a shrimp dog and chocolate salami.
    The Minnesota State Fair is adding 28 new foods to the already massive, artery-clogging list of 500 foods from 300 different vendors. New food include everything from a bacon-wrapped turkey leg and beer gelato to a shrimp dog and chocolate salami.
  • New photos, bigger reward: 'We must find Ty Hoffman'

    New photos, bigger reward: 'We must find Ty Hoffman'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:07:58 GMT
    Crime Stoppers and the Council on Crime and Justice are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills. The Ramsey County sheriff's office has identified Ty Hoffman as the suspect.
    Crime Stoppers and the Council on Crime and Justice are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction for the murder of Kelly Phillips in Arden Hills. The Ramsey County sheriff's office has identified Ty Hoffman as the suspect.
Widgets Magazine
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices