Cincinnati.com Bengals cornerback Adam Jones, 33, was arrested early Tuesday morning in Hamilton County on three misdemeanors charges and a felony. He is due in court at 9 a.m. Jones was arrested in the Central Business District on assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business misdemeanors. Later in the morning he was charged with the felony for harassment of a member of the medical staff in the justice center with a bodily substance. According to complaints obtained The Enquirer, it’s alleged he assaulted a man by “pushing and poking” him in the eye. Cincinnati police later filed complaints he engaged in turbulent behavior and refused to stop when ordered to and pulled away from officers. Accusations state he refused to enter the police car while kicking and head-butting. The bodily substance felony charge is alleged to be for spitting on a nurse at the jail.
The first high profile athlete arrest of 2017 is an old friend of the police blotter, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Pac Man Jones, who has stayed out of trouble in recent years but kicked off the new year with a bang. Jones was arrested for assault for pushing a man and then poking the man in the eyes, and while he was in jail, Jones spit on a nurse which resulted in an additional felony charge. Stay classy, Pac Man! The Cincinnati Bengals season ended on Sunday, and with his arrest, Pac Man Jones becomes the first official arrest of the 2017 NFL offseason. Welcome back to the police blotter, Pac Man, we here at SportSmasher.com have missed you and all of the traffic that your bad behavior brings our site.