The Albuquerque Police Department is actively seeking UFC Fighter Jon Jones for questioning in regards to his possible involvement in a hit-and-run accident, near the intersection of Juan Tabo and Southern, in Southeast Albuquerque early this morning, April 26, 2015.
A pregnant female in her 20s, who was the driver of a separate vehicle, was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
Officers attempted to contact Mr. Jones at his (Albuquerque) residence Sunday evening, but were unsuccessful. Officers attempted to contact Mr. Jones at his residence Sunday evening, but were unsuccessful. We have also reached out to his lawyer, but as of now, have not heard back.
The Albuquerque Police Department is asking Mr. Jones to please contact us as we continue to investigate by calling (505) 242-COPS (2677).
To date no charges have been filed against light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones, and he is strictly listed as a “person of interest”. Jones is slated to fight Anthony Johnson for the title in May, a fight that may be postponed or cancelled depending on the police investigation. Jones had had a few brushes with the law, including a DWI, a positive drug test for cocaine, and his brawl with Daniel Cormier before their fight at UFC 182.