UFC superstar Jon Jones ‘arrested for DWI and firing gun after being found drunk with bottle of tequila in car’ – The Sun

UFC fighter Jon 'Bones' Jones was arrested for driving while intoxicated and a gun charge on Thursday morning.

TMZ Sports reported that the Ultimate Fighting Champion star was charged in New Mexico.

Police said they responded to reports of gunfire in Albuquerque at roughly 1am, according to TMZ.

When officers arrived, they found the mixed martial artist inside a 2019 Jeep with the engine running and the car in park.

Jones reportedly denied firing the gun, but officers said he appeared intoxicated and conducted a field sobriety test which he performed poorly on.

The fighter also took a breathalyzer twice and registered over the legal limit on both occasions.

Police said they also found a black handgun and a half-empty bottle of tequila behind the passenger seat.

The star was charged with aggravated DWI, negligent use of a deadly weapon and possession of an open container.


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