Pacman Jones pleads guilty to casino cheating
The former NFL player was charged with felonies and misdemeanors following an incident in February
This past February, Adam “Pacman” Jones went out for a nice, relaxing night on the town in Indiana. He visited the Rising Star Casino and the tranquility of the outing abruptly changed with the former NFL star decided to throw a fit. Before the night was over, Pacman found himself being arrested, charged with a number of felonies and misdemeanors. He has now reached a plea deal on the charges and could face time behind bars if a judge agrees with the terms of the deal.
Pacman has been accused of threatening to kill an officer with the Indiana Gaming Commission, as well as striking or grabbing a public safety official. He was also charged with disorderly conduct, intimidation, public intoxication, resisting arrest and five counts of felony cheating at gambling.
The former cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals has agreed to please guilty to the cheating charges, as well as to a misdemeanor account of resisting law enforcement. He must also not consume alcohol or recreational drugs for 18 months and cannot possess firearms or other weapons.
Pacman made the deal with Ohio County Prosecutor Lynn Deddens. It would see Pacman serve 545 days in jail for the cheating charge and 365 days for resisting arrest. However, 531 and 351 days, respectively, would be suspended. Pacman will be awarded two days credit for time already served and another four days of “good time credit.” As part of the plea deal, Pacman has agreed to report to the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office in order to serve a 10-day sentence. The deal still has to be approved by a judge for it to be official.