Jaguars WR Zay Jones arrested in Florida on domestic battery charge

Zay Jones has missed the Jaguars’ final 4 video games whereas coping with a lingering knee harm. (Mike Carlson/Getty Photographs) (Mike Carlson through Getty Photographs)

Jaguars extensive receiver Zay Jones was arrested on Monday evening in Jacksonville on a misdemeanor home battery cost, in keeping with The Related Press.

Jones was arrested and booked into the Duval County Jail simply after 6 p.m. ET on Monday, and he’s scheduled to make his first courtroom look on Tuesday morning. It’s unclear particularly what led to his arrest, however he was booked for home battery inflicting bodily hurt.

The cost is a first-degree misdemeanor in Florida, and it’s punishable by as much as 180 days in jail and as much as a $1,000 nice.

“We’re conscious of the scenario and are within the midst of gathering info,” the Jaguars mentioned in a press release, through The Related Press. “We could have no additional remark at the moment.”

Jones, 28, has performed in simply three video games this season whereas coping with knee soreness — which has stored him out of the Jaguars’ final 4 video games and 6 of their final seven. He has 78 yards and two touchdowns on eight catches this season. He returned to observe in a restricted capability final week, however it’s nonetheless unclear when he can be wholesome sufficient to play once more. Jones final performed in opposition to the Buffalo Payments on Oct. 8, the place he had 23 yards and a landing on three catches.

Jones had 823 yards and 5 touchdowns on 82 catches final season, his first with the Jaguars. The previous East Carolina star additionally hung out with the Buffalo Payments and the Raiders earlier than touchdown in Jacksonville. He’s within the second yr of a three-year, $24 million deal.

The Jaguars will host the Tennessee Titans subsequent week. They maintain a 6-3 report, which leads the AFC South, regardless of Sunday’s 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. That loss snapped a five-game win streak.

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