|Providence fan avoids jail for disorderly conduct|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 13 March 2009 08:42|
A Providence District Court judge on Friday sentenced Jonathan Xavier to a three-month suspended sentence followed by six months of probation.
Xavier was charged after coming down from the stands to confront a referee during a Jan. 16 game between Providence and Marquette at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
He was upset that no foul was called after his brother, Jeff Xavier, was hit in the face by a defender's arm while driving to the basket.
Michael Healey, a spokesman for Attorney General Patrick Lynch, said prosecutors consider the sentence fair.