Jon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI | UFC News

May 29, 2012 12:44 pm by bjpenn.com staff 27 Comments

By Jamie McAllister
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to DWI charge.

The incident was on May 19th and Jones drove his Bentley into a telephone pole however no other vehicles were involved.

According to WBNG News Jones pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain with the District Attorney’s office in Binghamton City Court. Traffic violations for an improper turn and deviating from a direct course were dismissed.

The plea agreement would have Jones fined and also receive a conditional discharge meaning Jones sentence is served as long as the probationary conditions are met. If not met it could see the full penalty reinstated.

Jones New York driver’s license was immediately suspended by the Judge and he will be back in court on June 19th, Jones must also complete an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment prior to sentencing.

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