'Pacman' Jones surrenders, released on Las Vegas charges
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Suspended N-F-L player Adam "Pacman" Jones
surrendered to authorities in Nevada this morning and was released
His lawyers said he was freed on 20-thousand dollars bail and
flew out of Las Vegas to Nashville.
The former West Virginia star faces a pair of felony coercion
charges in a Las Vegas strip club melee that preceded a triple
His attorneys say he will plead not guilty.
Jones, along with two other people, were charged in the shooting
at the Minxx strip club that took place during the N-B-A All-Star
Game weekend in February.
The coercion charges stem from allegations that he threatened to
kill Minxx club employees and that he bit a bar bouncer.
If convicted, Jones faces a maximum of 12 years in prison and a
He is due to return for a July 23rd initial appearance in Las
Vegas Justice Court.
A booking photograph released by police showed the troubled
Tennessee Titans cornerback had cut his hair short, shedding his