It was reported earlier than Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew may have been involved in an altercation at a bar last month that could have led to charges against him. He was accused of punching the bar’s bouncer, but due to lack of evidence, it appears “MJD” will not end up facing charges.
According to ESPN:
The Florida State Attorney’s Office filed an “announcement of no information” Tuesday, saying “based on the facts and the law, the state cannot establish the charge beyond and to the exclusion of all reasonable doubt.”
After the incident, Jones-Drew and his attorney were adamant that he was innocent, and that he had nothing to do with the altercation at The Conch House, despite what the bouncer claimed. MJD held a press conference, but did not answer any questions about what happened.
It seems that the prosecutions claims that they have video tapes showing Jones-Drew assaulting the bouncer are either untrue, or were not able to be presented for some reason, since something of that nature would surely present enough evidence for charges, or at least a continued investigation.
Regardless of whether he was wrongly accused or not, Jag’s fans have to be relieved that they will not be losing their star back due to this situation, as that is something that they experience far too often due to Jones-Drew’s predisposition to injuries.