UCF fighter Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested for DWI and a gun cost in New Mexico Thursday morning (Mar. 26).
According to a legal criticism, after two Albuquerque Police Department officers heard gunshots close to third and Central, they went to the world and located “two unknown homeless subjects” and a black Jeep.
The officers stated Jones was in the driving force’s seat with the engine working and the automobile in park.
It isn’t clear if the homeless folks have been additionally in the Jeep or how they have been linked to the incident, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
Jones instructed police he didn’t know something in regards to the gunshots, nevertheless, officers say he appeared intoxicated as a result of he had bloodshot, watery eyes and smelled strongly of alcohol.
Jones was then requested to carry out not only one, or two, however THREE discipline sobriety checks, all of which he failed with flying colours.
He additionally reportedly took a breathalyzer take a look at twice, and registered over the authorized restrict each instances.
After looking his automobile, cops say they discovered a handgun and a half-empty bottle of tequila behind the passenger seat.
Jones was arrested for aggravated driving whereas intoxicated, driving with out insurance coverage, possession of an open container, and negligent use of a lethal weapon.
He was booked and instantly launched and is due again in courtroom for a bond arraignment on April ninth.
Fortunately for Jones, he simply received off probation in January after pleading no contest to an incident in which he allegedly slapping a girl’s vagina at a strip membership final 12 months.
This isn’t Jones first arrest for drunk driving both. The 32-year-old pleaded responsible to DUI again in 2012 after crashing his Bentley right into a pole in upstate in New York.
He additionally pleaded responsible in 2015 to leaving the scene of an accident after police stated he ran a purple mild and crashed right into a automobile being pushed by a pregnant lady.
Jon “Bones Jones is arguably the very best MMA fighter of all time and at the moment holds the UFC mild heavyweight title with victories over different MMA superstars like Dominick Reyes, Daniel Cormier and Rampage Jackson.