Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) An arraignment date is set for Jon Jones, the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion from Endicott who was recently arrested for allegedly drinking and driving.
Binghamton Police received reports of a car crash at around 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, near the corner of Grand Boulevard and Helen Street.
Police say Jones, 24, was behind the wheel of his 2012 Bentley which crashed into a telephone pole.
He was arrested and charged with a DWI.
Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski has confirmed that two other occupants were in Jone's car at the time of accident. The names are not being released at this time.
His arraignment is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday May 29, 2012, in Binghamton City Court.
That's when Jones will get the formal charge or charges read against him.
He'll also have a chance to make a plea.
Jones has only responded to the incident on Facebook, writing, "I totally understand, I gave them the leeway to [respond negatively]."
Jones also wrote, "I screwed up, big time."