Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

NFL ; Prosecutor Wants to Know NFL's Punishment for `Pacman'

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

NFL ; Prosecutor Wants to Know NFL's Punishment for `Pacman'

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CINCINNATI - An Ohio prosecutor deciding how to proceed after Cincinnati Bengals player Adam "Pacman" Jones' latest arrest says he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. "I want to know what the NFL is going to do," Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters told WKRC-TV. Deters said he's asking "what is the normal" for a player with multiple offenses and who's previously been suspended.

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told The Associated Press on Thursday that Jones' case "remains under review" and that the league had no further comment for now.

Jones was jailed Jan. 3 on four counts, charging that he head- butted police and spit on a nurse after his arrest for assault for allegedly pushing a downtown Cincinnati hotel security employee and poking him in the eye. …

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