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Jon Jones accepts plea deal, avoids jail time for DWI


UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones has actually struck a deal that will enable him to prevent jail time coming from a current DWI arrest.

On Tuesday, March 31, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones accepted a plea deal on his pending DWI charge. In exchange for his guilty plea on this, his second DWI offense, Jones will prevent any jailtime The deal was first reported by ESPN.

Jones was detained in the early hours of Thursday early morning for driving while intoxicated, irresponsible usage of a gun, possession of an open container and driving without evidence of insurance coverage. Discovered by authorities at roughly 1 a.m. in a running car, Jones checked at two times the legal limitation on a Breathalyzertest Cops likewise discovered a pistol and an opened bottle of alcohol in the vehicle with Jones.

While the deal enables Jones to prevent jail time, he needs to finish the following:

96 successive hours in the Neighborhood Custody Program, which resembles house arrest48 hours of social work$500 fineParticipate in a 90- day outpatient treatment programBreathalyzer set up in his car

Surcharges coming from the arrest were all dropped.

Jones is no complete stranger to legal difficulties. This was Jones’ second arrest for driving under the impact of alcohol; he was first detained in 2012 and would plead guilty on that charge. In 2015, Jones was associated with a hit and run and charged with a felony, for which he served 18 months of probation and was removed of his title by the UFC.

Among the UFC’s many dominant fighters for almost a years, Jones first won the title in 2011, beating Mauricio Rua. Ever since, Jones hasn’t lost a bout, however has actually been two times removed of the championshipbelt He last contended in February 2020, when he beat Dominick Reyes in a rather questionable decision at UFC 247.

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