SCARBOROUGH – Robert Pilsbury, a Southern Maine AAU basketball coach and former Portland High School basketball star, has been arrested.
The Blue Wave Basketball Director of Operations was arrested by Scarborough Police in the early morning hours of April 3.
Scarborough Police Detective Sgt., Rick Rouse, said Pillsbury was arrested on Kennebago Drive and was charged with domestic violence assault, obstructing the report of a crime and unlawful sexual contact.
According to the spokeswoman for the Cumberland County district attorney’s office, the domestic violence assault and obstructing report of a crime charges are Class D offenses, which carry a maximum sentence of less than one year in prison. She added the unlawful sexual contact charge carries a maximum sentence of 5 years.
Pilsbury was arraigned on April 3 and posted bail at $2,500, according to the spokeswoman.
She added bail conditions include no contact with the victim and not to be at her residence.
When reached by phone, Pilsbury said it was a personal matter.
Pillsbury directed further questions to his attorney, who did not return a voice mail request for comment.
The 1999 Mr. Maine Basketball award winner won a Class A state championship in 1999 with Portland High School.
He went on to play one year at Champlain College in Vermont before transferring to Husson where he scored over 1,000 points and was named a two-time NAIA all-american.