According to the Las Vegas Metro Police, Raiders’ running back Josh Jacobs was arrested this morning and charged with a DUI after a single-car accident.
BREAKING: Las Vegas Metro Police confirm that Raiders running back Josh Jacobs was arrested on a DUI charge early this morning after a single car accident in the airport connector.— Kevin Bolinger (@KevinFOX5Vegas) January 4, 2021
However, Jacobs’ attorney made a statement on his client’s behalf that says otherwise, so we don’t know whom to believe.
From lawyers of @Raiders RB Josh Jacobs after reports of DUI arrest:— Vincent Bonsignore (@VinnyBonsignore) January 4, 2021
“No complaint has been filed against our client and there are no blood test results to support a suggestion of impairment. We intend to enter a not guilty plea on behalf of Mr. Jacobs if he is ever charged.”
“We intend to enter a not guilty plea on behalf of Mr. Jacobs if he is ever charged,” he said.
It might be the quickest not guilty plea in DUI history or a clear misunderstanding between the two sides.
Jacobs was transported to a local hospital after the accident to treat minor injuries. If the report turns out to be true, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden can’t be thrilled with his team’s lack of discipline this year, but at least they don’t have a playoff game coming up.
It’s a silver and black lining. (Get it?)
We will be sure to provide an update if the Las Vegas Police ultimately decide to press charges against Mr. Jacobs. Until then, he’s a free man.