Around 5 a.m. this morning UFC Light Heavyweight Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed his Bentley car into a utility pole in Binghamton, New York. He was not hurt in the accident, but his car was reportedly totaled in the crash. Jones was taken into custody, but later bailed out by his mother. Complex has the story:
Early this morning, Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested for driving under the influence. According to law enforcement, Jones crashed his Bentley into a utility pole at around 5 A.M. in Binghamton, New York. Fortunately, Bones made it out of the incident in good shape, however, the same can’t be said for his car, which was reportedly totaled from the crash. The UFC Light Heavyweight champ was taken into custody by the Broome County Sheriff and bailed out a few hours later by his mom.
While there isn’t much more to report at the moment, Jones’ manager did release the following statement:
“I can confirm that Jon Jones was arrested early this morning on suspicion of DUI. While the facts of this situation are still being gathered and situated. First Round Management fully supports Jon, and we are asking for fans and media to respect the privacy of Jon and his family during this time.”
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