Arrest warrant issue for Jon Jones, arrangements made to turn self in
An arrest warrant has been issued for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in connection with a hit-and-run in the early morning hours Sunday.
The victim in the incident was a 25-year-old pregnant woman. The victim suffered a broken arm, elevating the incident from a misdemeanor to a felony. According to the, a man matching Jones’ description ran from an SUV involved in a three-car accident before returning, grabbing a handful of cash and fleeing again.
An officer at the scene found car rental paperwork linking the car to Jones as well as a marijuana pipe and marijuana.
The Albuquerque Police Department announced via Twitter that the warrant had been issued and that arrangements have been made for the fighter to turn himself in.