|Pacman defends his arrest record in promoting wrestling bid|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 09 August 2007 06:53|
Jones appeared on ESPN2's ``First Take'' and immediately disputed how many times he's been arrested.
``Everybody keeps saying I've been arrested six times,'' Jones said.
``I haven't been arrested six times. I've only been arrested twice. I've been accused and people have put warrants out on me numerous other times, but as of today I'm on no probation, I haven't been charged with anything, so I'm just keeping my head up and make sure I'm doing everything to make sure I'm all right with myself.''
The NFL has suspended Jones for the season, with a review set for November, because it ruled he violated the league's personal conduct policy. A string of five arrests, documented by police records, since he was drafted in April 2005 was a factor in the suspension.
The sixth arrest came in June when Jones was booked by Las Vegas police in the most serious case. Jones is under indictment there on two felony counts of coercion stemming from a February fight at a strip club that left a bouncer paralyzed.
A hearing on a felony count of obstruction from a February 2006 arrest in Georgia has been delayed until this fall, and a Tennessee judge revived misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct in July after Jones was indicted in Las Vegas. Those charges from an August 2006 arrest were postponed until January.
The other arrests were in Nashville and Georgia, but charges were dismissed. Jones also has been interviewed in five other law enforcement investigations, and Georgia police have said they want to interview him in a June 18 shooting after a strip club fight there.