Pittsburgh Steelers OL Jarron Jones arrested on aggravated assault charges

PITTSBURGH — Jarron Jones, an offensive lineman on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ follow squad, was arrested early Saturday early morning and billed with aggravated assault, strangulation and uncomplicated assault, in accordance to a criminal complaint received by the Pittsburgh Publish-Gazette.

The arrest stems from an alleged bodily altercation between Jones, 26, and his girlfriend at a Pittsburgh home in the early hrs of Oct. three, in accordance to the criminal complaint.

“We are conscious of the condition about Jarron Jones,” Steelers common manager Kevin Colbert claimed in a assertion. “We are accumulating all of the facts of these disturbing allegations, but we will not remark any even further at this time.”

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When law enforcement arrived at the home, they located a female crying and breathing greatly as she walked downstairs from a next-flooring condominium, in accordance to the criminal complaint received by the Publish-Gazette.

The female then instructed law enforcement there experienced been a bodily altercation between her and a man upstairs, who was recognized as Jones, in accordance to the criminal complaint. When Jones walked downstairs, he was promptly detained, and he instructed the law enforcement he was renting the condominium and was relationship the female, in accordance to the complaint.

Jones instructed law enforcement that, just after returning individually from a evening out, the female commenced “breaking products in the condominium and yelling at Jones,” in accordance to the complaint. Then, he picked up the female by “grabbing her by the back again and legs and put her outside the house,” the complaint claimed.

The female, though, instructed law enforcement Jones strangled her, hit her in the encounter, smashed his Xbox console above her encounter, picked her up and threw her outside the house, in accordance to the complaint. She also instructed law enforcement she lost consciousness throughout the altercation, in accordance to the complaint.

Law enforcement also wrote in the complaint that the female experienced abrasions on the correct facet of her encounter in close proximity to her temple, bruising with some swelling on her correct forearm and a compact abrasion on her upper remaining chest location. She was taken to a regional clinic in stable situation, in accordance to the complaint.

Jones was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.

The Steelers to begin with signed Jones, a Notre Dame merchandise, in April just after he spent an abbreviated XFL season with the New York Guardians. However he failed to make the 53-man roster, he did gain a spot on the team’s follow squad.

The arrest arrives as the Steelers are on an unplanned bye week just after the Week 4 match versus the Tennessee Titans was rescheduled to afterwards in the season simply because of a COVID-19 outbreak within just the Titans’ business.