Posted on: September 29, 2023, 03:22h.
Last updated on: September 29, 2023, 03:22h.
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones arrested after violating protective order
The 33-year-old was booked at the Clark County Detention Center, TMZ Sports reported.
Chandler Jones charged with violating protective order related to domestic violence, according to Las Vegas TV station KSNV.
He apparently posted bond on Friday. He was not listed as being incarcerated at the Clark County Detention Center as of Friday morning.
Jones scheduled to appear in local court on December 4.
Jones Reportedly Hospitalized
Jones placed in mental hospital and given medications, TMZ Sports added. He didn’t want to be a patient there and didn’t want the medications, according to the report.
Jones also missed first two games of regular season, KSNV reported. He recently placed on Raiders’ reserve/non-football illness list, the report added.
He recently seen crying on social media, the report added. Earlier this month, he also lashed out about various individuals, used obscenities, and criticized the decision by Raiders to keep him from team’s gym.
Raiders also sent crisis response team to his residence after his online outbursts, according to Bleacher Report. Health professional, identified by Jones as Dr. Heather Thanepohn, went to his home and spoke to him, the report said. She apparently told him he was “in danger,” Bleacher Report added.
Raiders Head Coach Josh McDaniels wouldn’t talk about Jones’s situation during Friday press conference.
Nothing changed on our end in terms of, you know, the status and everything else,” McDaniels said. “He’s where he is. I’m not up-to-speed on everything.”
It’s Legal Matter
Raiders hopeful that Chandler Jones receives the care that he needs. He, his family, and all those involved are in our thoughts,” team added in recent statement posted on X, formerly known as Twitter.
“As this is now a legal matter, we will not be providing further comment.”
McDaniels previously called incidents with Jones a “private matter” and a “personal situation.”
College, Pro Career
Jones played college football at Syracuse University. He later selected by New England Patriots in first round of 2012 NFL Draft. He also played for Arizona Cardinals.
In 2022, Jones agreed to three-year, $51 million contract with Raiders.