Maurice Jones-Drew: Battery Arrest For Bar Fight
Maurice Jones-Drew, a running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars, has been arrested.
According to a TMZ report, police have stated that Jones-Drew punched a security guard at the Conch House restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida on May 26. The NFL star was allegedly told by security guards to leave a woman alone, and took issue with the order, shoving one of the guards and instigating a fight. According to the police report obtained by TMZ, Jones-Drew knocked out a security guard who had begun to subdue a friend. The guard was taken to a nearby hospital for his swollen jaw, but no broken bones were found.
Jones-Drew has been charged with battery. He has not yet commented on the arrest through his social media accounts, and he has not tweeted since Sunday.
After playing college football for UCLA, Jones-Drew was drafted by the Jaguars in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. In his seven seasons in the NFL he has made the Pro Bowl three times, and in 2011 he led the NFL in rushing yards.