Malik Beasley charged with felony threat, drug charges

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 6: Malik Beasley #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on in the third quarter during the game against the Orlando Magic at Target Center on March 6, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Magic defeated the Timberwolves 132-118. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images)
Malik Beasley faces multiple felony charges after an alleged incident with an assault rifle. (David Berding/Getty Images)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was arrested after police say he pointed an assault rifle at a family of three that approached his rental home during a parade of homes tour in the Minneapolis suburb of Plymouth.

Beasley and his girlfriend, Montana Yao, are also facing drug charges after the incident led to a search of their home and the seizure of nearly two pounds of marijuana, according to a statement from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

Felony charges against Beasley, girlfriend

Beasley is charged with fifth-degree drug possession and felony threats of violence while Yao is charged with fifth-degree drug possession. Both are 23. They have a 1½-year-old son together. The alleged incident took place on Sept. 26.

The Timberwolves released a statement Thursday acknowledging the charges.

“We are aware of

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