Retired NFL star Adam “Pacman” Jones has found himself in trouble with the law once again, this time with an incident that led to his arrest at an airport near Cincinnati. Jones, who had a brief non-physical role in TNA, was taken into custody and booked on charges of alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct, and terroristic threatening. TMZ broke the initial story, and Jones has since spoken out to dispute the allegations against him.
In a media interview, Jones dismissed the terroristic threats charge as “bulls***” and vehemently denied being intoxicated during the alleged altercation. He even challenged a reporter, asking, “Do I look intoxicated to you? I’ve only been locked up for two hours.” Jones also questioned the logic of being drunk at 6:30 in the morning, stating, “Who in the hell is drunk at 6:30 in the morning, man?”
Furthermore, Jones hinted that he was the victim in this situation and expressed frustration due to his previous encounters with the law. He called on the media to “report the motherf***ing facts,” explaining that the whole incident began when he requested to move seats due to a malfunctioning electric outlet at his assigned spot.
The timing of Jones’ arrest was unfortunate, as it occurred on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, adding significance to the terroristic threatening charge. Prior to the incident, Jones had posted a video of himself at the Northern Kentucky International Airport, where he had been ranting about the Cincinnati Bengals’ 24-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns in the NFL’s opening weekend.
This is not the first time Jones has faced legal issues. Throughout his NFL career, he had a number of off-field incidents that tarnished his reputation. However, since retiring from football, Jones had managed to stay out of trouble and even made a few appearances in the world of professional wrestling. Fans may remember his brief stint in TNA, where he played a non-physical role.
While this incident may not directly relate to the world of professional wrestling, it serves as a reminder of the challenges faced by athletes transitioning from one sport to another. Jones’ arrest highlights the importance of maintaining a positive image and avoiding any actions that could jeopardize future opportunities.
As wrestling fans, it is crucial to separate the actions of individuals outside the ring from their performances inside the squared circle. While Jones may have made headlines for his arrest, it is important to remember that his involvement in professional wrestling was limited and does not define the entire industry.
For more information on Adam “Pacman” Jones’ arrest, you can visit TMZ’s article on the incident.
Originally posted at: Wrestling Headlines