Maurice Jones-Drew Avoids Battery Charge

June 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jacksonville Jaguars star Maurice Jones-Drew will not face charges after allegations of battery at a Florida restaurant last month, reports Vic Micolucci of WJXT in Jacksonville.
UPDATE: Tuesday, June 25, at 12:44 p.m. ET by Kyle Vassalo
Jaguars.com's John Oehser Tweeted Maurice Jones-Drew's statement on the matter:
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Original Text:
The alleged incident took place at the Conch House Restaurant in St. Augustine, Fla. TMZ provided the initial report, which stated Jones-Drew struck a security guard after a confrontation with a friend of the Jaguars running back:
After the incident, the security guard spoke with police – and cops noted that the guy's jaw was "swollen a great deal and had a large lump on his jaw bone."
The security guard was hospitalized after the incident – and doctors found contusions and a bone bruise, but no broken bones.
Originally, the St. Augustine Police stated Jones-Drew had been charged with ba...

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