ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Professional fighter Jon “Bones” Jones has been arrested for DWI and negligent use of a gun on Thursday, March 26.
A criminal complaint states that officers responded to gunshots along Central around 1 a.m. When police arrived at the scene, they reportedly found Jones intoxicated inside of his car.
Jones allegedly stated he did not know anything about the gunshots but admitted to driving earlier.
He failed three field sobriety tests and police say his breathalyzer test as at or above twice the legal limit. Authorities later found a handgun and an open bottle of alcohol inside of his vehicle.
Jones is charged with aggravated DWI, negligent use of a firearm, and possession of an open container. He has a previous DWI in New York from 2012 after crashing into a pole.
He was also arrested for a hit and run that involved a pregnant woman in 2015 and was also arrested for violating his probation in that case for allegedly drag racing. He was facing charges fo battery in 2019 of a waitress at TD’s.
He received a deferred sentence in that case.
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