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The fate of former NFL star Chandler Jones has been decided in the domestic violence case

The fate of former NFL star Chandler Jones has been decided in the domestic violence case

The fate of former NFL star Chandler Jones has been decided in the domestic violence case

Chandler Jonesformer NFL Edge Rusher, received a suspended 90-day jail sentence on June 17 following two domestic violence charges last fall. According to Taylor Lane of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jones can avoid prison provided he stays out of legal trouble and follows Family Court orders regarding contact with the victim.

Joneshis legal situation took a turn when entered a plea of ​​no contest, resulting in a domestic violence charge being dismissed. That plea deal allowed him to avoid a more severe sentence, Lane reported.

Chandler Jones posts a disturbing interaction with the police that takes a nasty turn

JonesHis troubles date back to last year when he left Las Vegas Raiders suddenly on Labor Day weekend after posting a series of disturbing messages on social media. The Raiders placed him on the non-football illness list on Sept. 20 and released him 10 days later following his arrest for violating a domestic violence protection order.

Jones’ legal woes continued to pile up

The problems didn’t end there, though Jones faced another arrest in October for a similar violation. On February 5, he pleaded not guilty to two counts of violating the protective order.

In a statement made in February, Jones noted that it is “I feel much better” indicating efforts towards personal improvement.

Jones’ release from Raiders occurred in the second year of his three-year, $51 million contract, with the team citing conduct detrimental to the organization as the reason for his departure.