ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has been accused in a complaint of hitting someone at a St. Augustine restaurant, but that police have not brought criminal charges.
St. Augustine police said in a press release Tuesday that the alleged victim filed a misdemeanor battery complaint following a Sunday night altercation at the Conch House Restaurant and Marina. Jones-Drew wasn’t taken into police custody.
Police spokesman Mark Samson says the department has spoken with Jones-Drew’s attorney, and the player has agreed to speak with detectives. Police say Jones-Drew maintains his innocence.